Nature's Place

Self Portrait

No, not that kind …

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This kind, that has no problem in it.

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See, inside, where this image resonates, everything is in or is my ‘self’. There is no problem t/here.

Now, see inside, where the ‘news’ resonates, problems … endlessly.

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Careful what you give your attention, your life, to.

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It takes a long time for the bud to form and mature.

Then the flowering can begin …

Everything flowers.

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  1. Walking My Path: Mindful Wanderings in Nature said, on 30/08/2016 at 1:09 pm

    Just fantastic, Mark! I am always blown away by your photographs.
    Peace
    Mary

    • Mark said, on 30/08/2016 at 5:39 pm

      Thanks Mary.

      Peace too … of mind, what else.

  2. bodyandsoulnourishmentblog said, on 28/08/2016 at 5:30 pm

    Amazing pictures! The beauty, the colors, it really helps us appreciate the magnificence of Life in all forms!
    Thank you!

  3. Beautiful photo from a master

  4. Mark said, on 26/08/2016 at 9:46 pm

    Excellent reminder. Beautiful images. Thank you.

  5. treesshrubs said, on 26/08/2016 at 10:53 am

    Incredible pics…. amazing green bug and beautiful yellow flower!!

  6. krikitarts said, on 26/08/2016 at 10:25 am

    Hi again, Mark–two questions, if you please. I saw one of the green insects featured in your first shot in New Zealand earlier this year. Can you tell me what it is? Surely that proboscis is for sucking plant juices. Second, did you use focus stacking in your last image to achieve this depth of field? Wonderful stuff.

    • Mark said, on 26/08/2016 at 2:31 pm

      Hi Gary. It’s a kind of Shield Bug, sucks plant and other ‘animal’ juices with that proboscis. No stacking necessary, it’s a big flower and f16 was enough for what you see.

  7. Cate said, on 26/08/2016 at 8:56 am

    A beautiful, wise commentary, Mark, and the usual terrific images,with exceptionally vibrant colors. I especially like the way the little black and yellow insect recapitulates the big yellow bud — or the other way around. :)

    • Mark said, on 26/08/2016 at 2:27 pm

      Thanks Cate … one way and another. :)

  8. David said, on 26/08/2016 at 7:10 am

    The blue in the first photo is really fantastic.

  9. stormiesteele said, on 26/08/2016 at 6:07 am

    Great shots!📷


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