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Wednesday, July 07, 2010

Flowers and Fountains


Flowers

Watching the fireworks Sunday night ,with one eye on my camera's viewfinder and the other on the awesome display, I was quickly propelled into my right brain, mesmerized by the colors and forms that appeared, slowly faded, and disappeared, to be quickly replaced by another bit of amazement.

Not knowing a thing about fireworks I found myself referring to the images as Flowers and Fountains. Then on my morning walk I found a cache of spent fireworks clearly labeled Fountains and Blossoms. Now I know.

I shot 156 images, thanks to the minor miracle of digital photography, and while none are worthy of publishing or even printing they are giving me some ideas for paintings which I'll start on as soon as I bring order to my studio.

Fountains and Flowers
Daily Collage
5x7

5 comments:

  1. What totally amazing photographs. Watching through a lens could bring the wonder and awe back to a few of us. I just got tired of fireworks.
    You collage is perfect. What great work.

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  2. Wow!! Awesome pics of the fireworks, Jo!! Love the collage.

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  3. Excellent photos! I love your collage, too - great colors and composition.

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  4. I just love the way our artist minds work and "see" one thing in another thing! I agree with your fountains and flowers! And you might think of Electricity also in formation. :) You did a great job!

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  5. what a great way to bring what you viewed and experienced with the fireworks back into your studio and into your wonderful daily collage

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