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Staring Me Down

Posted by
Mooie (Vancouver, Canada) on 10 June 2013 in Plant & Nature and Portfolio.

" 'Who's gonna love you when I'm gone?'
Said the leaf to the limb
'I'll get over you in a while
Find somebody new in the spring.' "

~ Matt Mays
http://youtu.be/vNRzyldAzNk
This is a live version that matched the mood better than the studio version, which is worth listening to. Just that the video didn't fit with the image so...

Hipstamatic 262 1/2513 second F/2.4 ISO 50 5 mm

I am not sure how or when, but posting on this blog has become my most accurate platform for creative expression. It's so inspiring to browse through other blogs and every comment is very appreciated!

Doug from Burnham-on-Sea, United Kingdom

Lovely image Mooie and works wonderfully with the track

10 Jun 2013 7:10am

@Doug: Thanks and glad you checked it out!

BlindPoet from Whangarei, New Zealand

i like....

10 Jun 2013 8:23am

@BlindPoet: :-)

Devi from Chennai, India

That's a beautiful dreamy shot....and I love those words you have put in there :-)

10 Jun 2013 11:20am

@Devi: Thank you... I did not make up the words, but I felt like they fit

CElliottUK from Reading, United Kingdom

A buddy of mine always puts a track with his shots. I asked him which came first. Did he see a shot and then thought of the music, or did he hear some music, and then searched out a shot to illustrate it. He didn't know. How about you?

10 Jun 2013 1:14pm

@CElliottUK: Good question.... the feeling comes first and then often the song, which I will play over while I search for the best photo.... but just as often the image fits the mood and then I'm searching for a song to tie it together.

eligreg from Madrid, Spain

lovely sky!
cool shot!

10 Jun 2013 1:41pm

@eligreg: Double thanks :-)

Abena from Illinois, United States

There's a gorgeous nature feeling here, and an openness that I like, fantastic framing. Feels like the tall trees really are staring me down and I love the feeling. Your lyrics are on point again and my ears say a big yes to the track :-) so thanks for sharing!

10 Jun 2013 2:35pm

@Abena: As usual, I'm really glad you took the time to listen :-) And thanks for your positive feedback!

Adela Fonts from Barcelona, Spain

Awesome!

10 Jun 2013 3:17pm

@Adela Fonts: Thanks!

Patrick M. from Lille, France

Ouverture vers l'espace au sortir de cette vegetation ! bon cadrage

10 Jun 2013 4:16pm

@Patrick M.: Merci beaucoup!

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

Seems to be a superb illustration for this song. Plus, it's just a fine composition and neatly toned.

10 Jun 2013 5:00pm

@Steve Rice: Thanks for checking out the song.... another photo I took at work

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

I like the way you used the branches to frame the sky.

10 Jun 2013 6:15pm

@Ruthiebear: Thanks a lot!

Basile Pesso from Barcelona, Spain

Perfection of simplicity. Excellent opposition framed by the external black frame.

10 Jun 2013 6:38pm

@Basile Pesso: Thanks a lot, Basile!

Sue-Ann from Quebec, Canada

beau et simple, très zen.

10 Jun 2013 7:09pm

@Sue-Ann: Thanks a lot!

Rick from Toronto, Canada

I really like the openness of this, Mooie.

10 Jun 2013 11:02pm

@Rick: Cool, thanks a lot!

Baldwin Vandewalle from Bejuma, Venezuela

Simple but beautifully framed ...

11 Jun 2013 12:32am

@Baldwin Vandewalle: Thank you :-)

Sarito from Basingstoke, United Kingdom

Lovely shot and words

11 Jun 2013 10:48am

@Sarito: Thanks!

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Poesia sense paraules by Adela Fonts

Hipstamatic 262
1/2513 second
F/2.4
ISO 50
5 mm