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jomari


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Collection: December Beach Break
Camera: Nikon Coolpix B700
Location: Anglesea, Vic. Australia
Date: Dec 12, 2018
Aperture: 5.3
ISO: 100
Shutter: 1.500
Date Uploaded: Dec 30, 2018

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Comments: 17
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December Beach Break

This shot is a metaphor (as title says). I jumped down from a rock onto wet sand and fell and fractured my hand. This tree represents me fairly well, I think.

My reason for doing a collection of shots from our December beach break is that I am somewhat disabled with my hand in plaster and can't concentrate on new stuff.

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01/31/2019 09:29:10 AM
overall a nice warmth, with a little bit of added menace by those craggy, jutting branches - suitably metaphoric! Hope you are mending well from your accident :)
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01/11/2019 10:03:00 PM
Sorry about your fall and fractured hand. And I thought urban exploring was hazardous to our health.. I guess you could call this exploration. You have to watch where you step or jump, even walking can put you in a hole. Be careful and take care of that hand! At first I thought the driftwood was antlers..interesting composition!
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01/07/2019 09:26:57 PM
The water turns wood into bones.
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01/07/2019 06:55:47 PM
I love the photo.

Sorry about your hand. I hope it heals soon so that you can get back to shooting new stuff.
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01/04/2019 02:47:05 PM
Sorry to hear about your hand! That golden brown color is so warm and inviting.
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01/02/2019 03:39:55 PM
I like the way the tree stands out against the background colors. Maybe just a bit oversharpened? Hope your hand is feeling better!
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01/02/2019 02:47:30 PM
Wonderful creature - to me he looks like a skinny albino anteater admiring his manicure. Keep your spirits up and bet there will be a pleasant thing or two discovered through having to do things differently ;-)
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01/02/2019 01:48:26 AM
The fallen one, great abstract image.
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01/02/2019 12:44:06 AM
Terrific shot and wonderfully processed. I now understand your desire to come closer to these antlers crying for mercy.
Hope you’ll recover soon Marion.
Waiting for the rest of the batch
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01/01/2019 10:56:33 PM
I like the warm tones. Hope that your healing is uneventful and compleat..
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01/01/2019 10:44:12 PM
I was in the antler camp at first, but I totally get the metaphor. Having gone though a 3rd surgery on my shoulder this year (total reverse replacement this time)- also the result of a fall..... I empathize with the difficulties of producing new images. I'm so sorry about your fall and hope your recovery goes well.
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01/01/2019 09:52:47 PM
Wonderful combination of textures and tones. I love the unexpected starkness of the branches - which actually make me think more of a dead deer than a tree - against the warmth of the sand.
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01/01/2019 08:26:43 PM
very successful abstract, imo, the different areas of light and dark, the curves of the branches
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01/01/2019 07:53:56 PM
Your title eluded me before reading your comment. Glad you're on the mends and wish you a speedy recovery. I fall into (no pun intended) the antler camp. Very sculptural driftwood branches. Nice!
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01/01/2019 07:12:18 PM
I think this is very fitting for your circumstance. Once I read your description I immediately saw what you were telling us!
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01/01/2019 07:08:57 PM
Very nice image. My first thought was antlers. Second was desert trees. I really like it.
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01/01/2019 06:45:09 PM
i'm really sorry to hear about your hand Marion .. and i love the way you have connected the tree and your broken hand as a metaphor .. :)
its funny, but not funny .. but a couple of years ago i was getting thru a fence to get a photo of some dew .. and fell on my arm and broke my elbow .. it had already been broken in a car accident years before .. so it was a break on a break .. i still have metal in it from the attempted photo incident .. and want to have the metal taken out .. it hurts a lot if i lean on it .. but i'm scared that taking the metal out might make the arm worse ..
anyway .. sorry to make this a bit about me .. but i felt we could sympathize about our broken bits and pieces .. xx
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