Well, I'm in that roller coaster phase of either settling for the art/photos I have for upcoming shows or searching for new creative opportunities out in the world to stretch my limits. I have decided both are vital to my growth. The creative pieces I've already done give me a sense of sureness and stability, anything new I create tap into the emerging side of me that needs to be heard. The first photo above was of a hibiscus taken through a glass window door a few steps from where I live. It made me realize I do not have to travel thousands of miles to capture nature's beauty. A few days later I went to a nature preserve, a place I go to often. The different seasons always give it a different look and feel. Discovered as I was walking on a dock several pink hibiscus flowers floating in water. Were they artificial, had some previous photographer set up a nature still life, or was it just meant for my eyes only? I opted for the last scenario, welcoming the images before me and was delighted when a little dragonfly perched on a petal. The little creature seemed to add an air of fragility to the already dainty stilllife. From a heartful point of view, loved the pictures. From a technical aspect, photos seem a bit blurred, due to lack of tripod and a family of humans jumping up and down on dock. This family was feeding corncobs to ducks or fish, who knows but I snapped duck coming in to investigate. I was a bit irritated with their disruptive nature, but calmed down as I captured this intimate wildlife portrait. Ah, how therapeutic my camera is! If I decide to fine-tune these photos for future show, I know that enlarging them will cause pixels to appear (Ah, delights of the computer!). So may not use any of them, unless I keep them small. Would appreciate thoughts and comments on them, nevertheless.
My name is Beverly. I enjoy the creative expressions of life, which bring me both delight and healing. Whether painting, writing, playing the piano or taking pictures, whatever moves me is where I'll land. I love to tap into the deeper meaning of life, perhaps my psychology background is inspiration. Nature is a mentor of mine and gives me much spiritual relief. This site will follow my path in life, which is always unfolding in new and exciting ways.
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