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. a pause . interlude . rest . a break . cease . a moment .

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44 comments:

S. Etole said...

pure art ...

JoLyn said...

Fantastic! These are so artistic.

nAncY said...

good moment

Tracy said...

these leaves...pure joy in repose, Elk! Be still...and enjoy the moment... :o) ((HUGS))

Barefoot from Heaven said...

Owwww ELK this leaf is just amazing. And the color....wow how did you fixed that?
Man I'm stunned. Hugs Dagmar

Leslie Avon Miller said...

I love the beauty of leaves, and you have captured it exquisitely.

.kat. said...

This is such a gorgeous set
of B&W photos ELK. I love its
simplicity and the soft light
that surrounds it. Beautiful.

koralee said...

Beautiful...I would so love these framed and in my home!! Simplicity...something I am trying to strive for. xoxo

smith kaich jones said...

This almost made me cry, the sheer gorgeousness of this simplicity, and your words that give me permission to do nothing but breathe, so needed today.

xo
Debi

Char said...

gorgeous details and focus

Country Girl said...

Ohhhh, baybee, you know what I like!
(sorry but i'm singing chantilly lace in my head).

Traci said...

Wonderful shot of ivy leaves I often overlook....thanks for the fresh perspective!

Jewels said...

Oh wow, great great shots! Bravo :)

maccandace said...

Beautiful, pure, simple, zen.

neva gagliano said...

couldn't be more beautifully photographs.
(and
your words are describing where i've been)

myletterstoemily said...

elk,

what lovely black and white
photos.

i am taking a few days to rest
along with them.

kept thinking what a lovely gold
pin the last shot would make.

i know, desecration.

blessings,
lea

rachel awes said...

so peaceful. just what i needed. thank you dearly. xo

K.Nelson said...

You just keep getting better and better. Those are fantastic black & white studies.

Kimmie said...

you have a way of making me re-think the way I look at ordinary things ... thanks :)

elizabeth said...

what a simple and lovely and artful idea. leaves really are art - when you stop to look at them closely.

Liss said...

WOW there is so much beauty in simplicity and you have highlighted that in your images.

Gayle at Planet M Files said...

I just love the simplicity of these images and your words are perfect.

spread your wings said...

these images are so artistic to me. so beautiful in their simplicity.

Megan Coyle said...

These are gorgeous - the black and white makes the leaves look very ancient and elegant.

sherri said...

So lovely; especially in greyscale.

deb said...

Elk.
Do you just know sometimes ? When you see it and it looks sacred.

simply gasp worthy beauty

kendalee said...

just what i need too, a stopping place. a perfect interlude - thank you.

Jeanne Klaver said...

love the way you had us pause and really see the beauty here

Melissa said...

These are striking and beautiful.

stacy said...

these are so simple but stunning

Vanessa said...

so stunning. these images made me hold my breath for a moment and just be still.

clicked over from SS.

Ange said...

Purely. Simply. Present. Captivating.

joyce said...

excellent pictures!!! I really like the moon in your header too!

Laura said...

ooh. this feels like a goodbye to a seasong. is making me feel shed of winter blahs...i'm thinking, time for spring to burst forth.

instamaticgratification said...

Hello Elk, I popped over here to thank you for visiting my blog and for your comment. Your images are exquisite and your blog lovely. I will definitely be back!

Debbie said...

Love the black and white and the zen feeling of the photographs.

Judy said...

Beautifully said Elk!

beth said...

me too....all those notions makes me want to go and take a nap :)

spread your wings said...

absolutely love your new banner

Kim Klassen said...

oh my goodness... you are AMAZING... ♥
FABULOUS...
and the new banner... amazing...

Shona Cole said...

beautiful, I love the spare, beautiful imagery and words, the pairing make is all the better.

Caroline said...

Wow...these are so beautiful!

Kellee said...

pictures of leaves might be my very favorite thing ever. Seriously, scroll through my blog, they are everywhere.. even my title image!

These have made me very happy.

georgia b. said...

WOW!