Thursday, August 1, 2013

In-sight-ful


"For me photography is to place head, heart and eye 
along the same line of sight.
It is a way of life."
Henri Cartier-Bresson


I planned (in my head) to work a bit with silhouettes while I had time on vacation.
I knew (in my heart) that hummingbirds and sunflowers would be waiting for me.
Hummingbirds and sunflowers...and beautiful sunsets.
I have not been disappointed.
The evenings here in Oregon have been wonder-full.

Even though I can't say that photography is a way of life for me...
I do know that when the desires of my head, heart and eye line up perfectly 
and the camera rewards me with an image that captures what I've envisioned...
Well, this makes me very, extremely, profoundly happy!

Both of these images bring me joy
and will transport me right back to one of my favorite places on earth
every time I see them.



25 comments:

  1. What a glorious time to have the camera! Beautiful!

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  2. Wow! That first picture of the hummingbirds is fantastic. Great capture.

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  3. Love these, especially the hummingbird shot. It's great when an image can transport you back in time.

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  4. Really wonderful!! Seriously, those birds...fantastic!

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  5. These pics are gorgeous! Thanks for sharing.

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  6. That first image is spectacular! What a perfect shot! Those sunsets are gorgeous.

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  7. Only one word popped into my head when your post opened ...
    WOW!

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  8. Beautiful photos, beautiful lighting on both--but the hummingbird photo is simply magical!
    Blessings,
    Aimee

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  9. Holy moly!! Gorgeous! So stunning!

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  10. Wow! Gorgeous images with such fantastic light!

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  11. GORGEOUS! I hung a feeder in my yard hoping to entice some hummingbirds - but nary a brave one has visited us!

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  12. Excellent photos!! two thumbs up

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  13. Awesome shots! I especially like the top one.

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  14. Wish we were close enough for you to give me a lesson or two. The hummingbirds take my breath away.

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  15. these are simply breathtaking!!

    perhaps a career change is in order!!

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  16. These are stunning! And photography was your way of life in those moments. Beautiful!

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  17. Gorgeous image and a wonderful Photo-Heart Connection this month. Since you're in Oregon, we'll have to meet up sometime!

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  18. Humming birds, sunflowers, sunsets, silhouettes ...what's not to love? beautiful, just beautiful.

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  19. This is an AMAZING Photo! So wonderful that you were able to capture not 1 but 2 hummers. Very nice. -- Visiting from PHC

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  20. Just beautiful captures. Love the combination of it all!

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  21. ahhh to have hummingbirds and sunflowers waiting for you and to be able to capture their silhouettes in such breathtaking light..... great shots, both!

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  22. Hummingbirds make me think of my Grandma. She loved them! Thank you for sharing these, they're gorgeous!

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  23. Both images are gorgeous, but the hummingbirds photo is stunning. What a perfect meld of action, reflection, color and light. I'm visiting from PHC.

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  24. I have seen hundreds of hummingbird pictures but never anything as beautiful as these.

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