Red and Purple mandala Om art. Perfect for meditation and yoga.
Om……………………………Ommmmmmmmmmmmmmmm…..I’ve been doing a lot of mediation during this lock down. I find I have the time and I no longer need an excuse not to do it. It’s been relaxing and healing and I will continue even after they free us. 🙂
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As I continue my photographic journey I am realizing that a good picture has more to do with creativity than skill. Skills can be learned, but imaginative expression cannot. Having shifted my focus recently from my paint table to my camera, I am viewing the world a lot differently. I am not looking to simply copy what other photographers are doing. These days with the advent of virtually full-proof cameras, anyone can take a picture of a pretty flower and have it look really good. I am looking for things that are slightly different. Perfect flowers can be boring and I am anything but that. I seek out the slightly edgy or spent. I want flowers missing from the spray. I look for torn edges and unpopular subject matter. Sure, I will capture a perfectly beautiful rose when it happen to be in my visual path, but I am not looking for them.
This piece titled “Lavender Dance” was a single shoot with missing flowers in a patch of perfectly lovely lavender sprigs. I liked that nature had taken some of it’s beauty, yet left some for me to capture still….
My skill will improve over time and I hope my imagination will too!
Ahhhhhh…..taking a few days off from working. I will be back on Monday. It’s Summer and the living is easy if you make it so……
These two pieces are from my popular signature style called “Stone Rock’d Art”. You can see “AH” and ALL of my work in this series here: