Balance and Rest  

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Balance and Rest
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He who has a why to live can bear almost any how.
Friedrich Nietzsche

A man who dares to waste one hour of time has not discovered the value of life.
Charles Darwin

Don't go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first.
Mark Twain

I have a simple philosophy: Fill what's empty. Empty what's full. Scratch where it itches.
Alice Roosevelt Longworth

You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.
Mae West

Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, Film Symphony Orchestra

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05/06/19 7:32 AM GMT
A beautiful, colorful and well done abstract John.
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Smooth seas do not make skilful sailors.
05/06/19 10:00 AM GMT
John, although crepuscular rays on their own are wonderful to see, I've never seen one that beautiful, although it's a single one.
Perfect render with again a high level of artistry!
Your post as a whole has the same quality!
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05/06/19 10:43 AM GMT
Okay Mr C, you have successfully sent me to Wikipedia to find out what crepuscular rays are and here is what I found out:

Crepuscular rays /krɪˈpʌskjʊlər/ (more commonly known as sunbeams, sun rays, splintered light, or god rays), in meteorological optics, are rays of sunlight that appear to radiate from the point in the sky where the Sun is located. Shining through openings in clouds (particularly stratocumulus or between other objects such as mountains, these columns of sunlit scattering particles are separated by darker shadowed volumes. Despite seeming to converge toward the light source, the rays are essentially parallel shafts of sunlit and shadowed particles. Their apparent convergence is a visual illusion from linear perspective. This illusion is the same as railway lines' or long hallways' appearing to converge at a distant vanishing point.

The scattering particles that make crepuscular rays visible can be air molecules or particulates.

Thanks Mr C for your comments on my picture (always excellent) and teaching me a new word (which I just my use someday in a title) :)

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05/06/19 11:11 AM GMT
So well done, for me this has alot of impact! Keep em coming John.
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Nature in all her glory is my uplift on life and so is my love of photography. sandi ♪ ♫
05/06/19 2:32 PM GMT
Love your creation, SEA's teaching moment and your response Strat.
You don't get that on any other site.
I saw and old inkwell and a red pen.
The crepuscular ray is a better description for sure.


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People are like cameras--sometimes they lose focus.
05/06/19 7:08 PM GMT
This makes for a unique and marvelous contest the mix of light and shadow and the contrasting textures in the appearance of wood and corroding metal...great depth and design too...all topped of by some sensible quotes and credo to live by...fabulous work, John! of luck.
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05/06/19 7:48 PM GMT
Wow John!! To me it looks like an decaying lamp post about to fall over but being held up by some kind of electrical, interstellar object/force!! Great work buddy!
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05/07/19 5:33 AM GMT
Strong scene, dramatic and unique. You must have extra creativity brain cells or something, excellent piece. Best of luck in the contest!
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05/07/19 12:43 AM GMT
I am with Tick - I immediately saw a pen and inkwell and thought of someone long ago penning their thoughts in a diary
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