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Four Elements

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Lisa Dorenfest, on her blog ‘One Ocean at a Time,’ posted a photo challenge of sorts – a photographic representation of the Four Elements, Water, Earth, Fire, and Air. This seemed such an intriguing challenge, I decided to give it a go. I’m posting some of my photos sans captions–let’s see if they represent well. Oh, and comments are most welcome.

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A country road in Zimbabwe, coming down from the mountains.
A country road in Zimbabwe, coming down from the mountains.
An IED exploding kicks off a mass casualty/rescue exercise at Playas, New Mexico.
An IED exploding kicks off a mass casualty/rescue exercise at Playas, New Mexico.
A bright blue sky frames the pastel shades of foliage and birds' nests in the Kalahari Desert, South Africa.
A bright blue sky frames the pastel shades of foliage and birds’ nests in the Kalahari Desert, South Africa.

Photography 101: Water – A Trip to the Outer Banks

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The same scene can look different depending upon how we look at it. During an early morning visit to North Carolina’s Outer Banks recently, I watched the sun come up over the Atlantic. I took a photo of the sun as it gleamed behind the morning clouds. The first shot was the normal seascape – done horizontally – but then, I decided to see what it looked like in a vertical shot. Not sure which I like more. They’re both dramatic, although I think the sky is more impressive in the vertical shot. You tell me.

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Sunday Stills, The Next Challenge: Watershots

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This Sunday Stills Challenge is watershots.  Here are my offerings.

Lobe Waterfall.
Lobe Waterfall.
The golden glow of the rising sun on the dark blue water of Chesapeake Bay.
The golden glow of the rising sun on the dark blue water of Chesapeake Bay.

 

 

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Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Water

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The next element in Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge is Water. Here’s my take on that.

A goose swimming in blue water.
A goose swimming in blue water.
"Sunshine on the Atlantic at Tenerife"
The sunshine reflecting off the ocean off the island of Tenerife.
Building in Amsterdam reflected in the water
Building in Amsterdam reflected in the water
Lake Kariba at sunset
Lake Kariba at sunset
Taking a rope ride across the Zambezi at Victoria Falls
Taking a rope ride across the Zambezi at Victoria Falls