Sunday, June 29, 2014

This is a test

As I have been unable to post new photos to my blog all year... this is a test




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Wednesday, January 1, 2014

2014 . . . Happy New Year . . . The Lucky 13 . . .

I wish you all, the very Best, Healthiest and Happiest New Year.
Thank you so much for dropping by.
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Every year I try to choose just ten of my best/favorite photos from the year.
That is daunting.
For one thing I literally have thousands of photos to peruse by the end of a year.
and I don't ever, even begin before Christmas.
note to self:
Choose one photo at the end of each month and file it away for the end of the year.
Yes!
That could certainly work.
IF I would "just do it".
Just like it would be so easy to back up my files...(on the regular)
IF I would "just do it".
However . . .
I am the Queen of Procrastination,
and hold court over "why do today, what can be put off till tomorrow ".
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Well, anyway I chose for your viewing pleasure, what I am calling The Lucky 13.
 
I don't do luck... don't even believe in luck, it's just a title.
There are thirteen photos.
Lucky, because I chose 47 and whittled it down to The Lucky 13.
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Some days I think I'm not much of a photographer.
Yet, the feelings evoked at seeing a graceful Heron Dance,
or the sun setting golden or fiery red over the waters edge,
or the flutter of butterfly wings,
as I press the shutter and capture that single, fleeting moment, forever in time,
is like no other.
Bliss and contentment ... lost in the moment...
Grateful.
Blessed.
For having witnessed the beauty of God's Creation once more in His beautiful light
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 The Lucky 13 may not be the best or maybe not even the most favored...
they are the ones that made the cut.
I did try to choose the best and most favored...
but sometimes the emotion(s) and feelings I felt at the time I made a particular photograph
may have caused a much less than stellar photo to be chosen.
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It was my original intention to not use any photographs of my children or grandchildren, or even my new pup. But I kept bumping into the photo of my first grandson after receiving his diploma
at Graduation
with four years of 4.0
and I simply couldn't help myself.
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I hope you'll take the time to view them and enjoy them,
and maybe even take a moment to comment
in the comment section below.
Maybe even share them with your friends.
 
there will also be a link on facebook for sharing.
So . . .
No more words... on to the Lucky 13
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Please click on the first photograph to view large
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Home on the Range
Wyoming, USA
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Heron Dance
Bakersfield, California
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Shadow Light
Lebec, California
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Rim Light in Spring
Florence, South Carolina
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Happy Trails
Florence, South Carolina
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Oh Happy Day
Bakersfield, California
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Dappled
San Joaquin Valley, California
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Monarch and Marigold
Lakeland, Florida
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Reflection in Line
Lakeland, Florida
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Sun Setting Over Lake Hunter
Lakeland, Florida
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Moon and Venus in November
Lakeland, Florida
 
Heron Dance II
Lakeland, Florida
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 From England to Golden Pond
Lakeland, Florida
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 © 2013 Deborah Flowers Photography
and
West Coast Exposure
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Thank you so much for looking.
If you like what you see here, please share.
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Happy New Year!
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