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Hokkaido Shrine 02

During my visit to Japan last Spring, I spent a lot of time alone at Shinto Shrines. I cannot put words to the calm and peaceful feeling that I found in these spaces but it is a gift both from the place and from inside oneself. I believe this serenity is available in many places – shrines, mountains, churches, forests, temples, the seaside, open water, rolling fields, hidden lakes and even your own back yard if you are willing to seek it there. 🌳✨💚

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a quiet moment with the sea

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#viralkindness 01

Care homes in the UK have reached out to the public for contact from the outside. Residents are isolated from outside contact for their safety and as such, are feeling alone. I can relate. I am sending a weekly letter and photo to four care homes in my area. 💗 Here is the text of […]

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Come to Africa while You Stay Home

During this difficult time when we have been asked to stay home it’s a challenge to find something to keep busy with. I know for me, boredom is setting in quickly. I was chatting with Armand today and we have decided to offer our video workshop for half price to help keep people busy. You can’t go […]

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Moultrie 08957

South Carolina is a beautiful place.  Admittedly I do take some artistic license as well.  I like to make things mine.  Or show them through my own personal filter.  How do you feel about photo editing?  Do you feel photographs should show exactly what a place or person looks like?  Or is it ok for […]

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I’m melting.

Thinking of snow as I currently melt in the southern US. ❄️ (note the two people for scale)

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Sossusvlei 5738

I would love to be back in this place rather than having a pipe dug up from beneath my garage. ~sigh~ Where would you like to be?

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De Kelders 4873

This is not a view of De Kelders, but rather from it. I hope your Sunday is this relaxing. I am spending mine reading, printing and preparing gifts. Tech: Canon 5dmk3, 70mm , ISO 100, F11, 25 seconds, single image.

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De Kelders 4614

Sometimes colour appeals. I’m still revisiting my images from South Africa. Circumstances have kept me from going outward to shoot recently, so I’ve been “traveling” through my hard drives.  For the tech people: Canon 5d3, 24-105 lens, ISO 100 F11, 30 seconds, multi-image stitch.

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