The Healing

March 30, 2010 at 4:03 pm | Posted in Photography, Poetry | 1 Comment

The Healing

Through the fog

I swim toward the light.

From the dark

I struggle toward the dawn.

It’s easier now

As winter stretches into spring

And the warmth renews my broken body.

Wild flowers paint the hillsides,

Glowing like fairy lights as the dawn bursts forth

In all its glory.

And though their life be short in this desert clime,

they heal and help restore my battered being

bringing me out of the fog

and into the bright light of day.

Vi

©Mar 28, 2010

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Dreamtime Bouquet

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Copy of Bouquet 006

Digital photograph of a bouquet after having been manipulated in Photoshop Elements.

God Beams Over Superstition Mountain

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Monsoon Dawn JPG

This is what I awoke to a couple of mornings ago. Monsoon season in Arizona presents us with surprising views.

Cactus Blossom-Manipulated Polaroid

May 26, 2008 at 8:50 pm | Posted in Manupulated Polaroid, Photography | 9 Comments

Cactus Blossom - Manipulated Polaroid-1

This was taken with a Polaroid 690 SLR with 600 type film. The original print stands on its own in that the colour was perfect. There were a couple of minor distractions which I cloned out before actually manipulating the print in Photoshop Elements. This is the reason I’m unhappy about Polaroid’s decision to no longer manufacture their film as I find it a perfect base for manipulation, but I’m buying up what I can afford and will store it for as long as it’s date allows.

Vi

Manipulated Polaroid

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Mexican Saguaro Manipulated Polaroid

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Vi

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Nature's Palette

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This was taken not too long ago in Minnesota.

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Desert Sunset

There is nothing as impressive as a desert sunset.

Vi

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