Mother’s Day and the Mountain

Originally posted on Following the Crow Song:
For mother’s day we made a late afternoon trip up Mount Cootha to see the sunset. It was my first mother’s day without my eldest son at home. One day they will all be winging their way into their lives and so these times are even more precious,…

A Sunset Break: Writing Sagas 13

This week has been so busy that blogging has had to take a back seat.  I’m trying to FINISH things.   Ever had that problem of being a great starter but a slack finisher.  I realise I have really fallen into that danger and it’s time to climb out of it! I did a creativeContinue reading “A Sunset Break: Writing Sagas 13”

Abstracting Sunset

I enjoy the process of abstracting in my photographs.  This involves removing some elements to simplify what I am seeing, like an abstract artist.   The element  I am removing in the above image  is the sharp focus. Below is a gallery of recent abstractions of sunset.  I’d like to try more of these andContinue reading “Abstracting Sunset”

Sunset Flares

This was my favourite picture of today. I love capturing interesting portraits in the sunset. I’ve taken heaps of these now. They all have a different mood. Sometimes the kids have props. Today’s prop – a book. Will organise a flickr set sometime to link to. I love the lens flares on this one. SoContinue reading “Sunset Flares”

Uncaging the Bird Story in 8 – (3)

Mother bird chases the sunset.  She remembers when she was a young bird. She sees the feathers of the lost brothers and sisters in her dreams. She made it.  She stayed in the nest and was fed and cared for. Most days she barely wonders about where her brothers and sisters went.  There are tooContinue reading “Uncaging the Bird Story in 8 – (3)”