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Old 02-07-2015   #1
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That was two snowfalls ago. Early morning sunrise. -23C.

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Old 02-09-2015   #2
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One bump before it is allowed to sink quietly below the surface...
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Meditation is both a fitting and an unfitting title for me. The photo certainly looks quite calming, especially with the very soft textures and lines in the upper right. Blue is also a cold, calm color.

What takes away from the meditative effect are the sticks. I suspect you meant them to be persons walking the wasteland, or that is what I could interpret them as. However, they really stick out too much for me, lessen the calm that is in the image.
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Note sure about this one. I really liked the simpleness of the image. I'm not sure about all 3 of the sticks, but I like that they are there to give the image something. To me, it is one of those images on a museum wall and you just sit and wonder.
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Old 02-09-2015   #5
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It's interesting to see what one perceives in an image. In fact, for me the sticks were the focus point of the meditation - close but apart; stiff and yet in balance with the soft mound. I deliberately framed it this way to put the four elements on opposite sides of the image. Does it work? maybe not the way I had hoped. But that is also why I post some of my images - to see the image through another set of eyes and perceptions. There is no right or wrong here - just a possibility to see more that I saw at the beginning. Thank you for your comment.
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I'd say it works. But also say there seems to
be potential there that remains untapped.
OTOH at -23C I'm not so sure how much of
that extra potential I myself woulda tapped.


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