Harp of the Wind

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I wish it was my title, it's not. It was taken from an old 19th century painting that I have a lithograph of. Given to me by my Grandmother, I have cherished it since childhood. I credit it for my love of art and photography. This shot put me to mind of it in some ways. Taken on a hike through Fernwood forest yesterday along cross creek (pronounced crick in these parts :-). Thanks for looking, Don


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Guest - Jul 30, 2007 05:12 PM EDT
I agree with all this is a beautiful peaceful capture.
Guest - Jul 30, 2007 03:46 PM EDT
Thanks Everyone. And thanks Alandra for getting me to do a little research on the litho I have. Homer D Martin is the artist who did it. Done in 1895, a painting of the Seine in Northern France. I found some interesting reading on him. Harp of the Wind was his original title, but he changed it for fear that it seemed too sentimental. I will try to take a photo of my litho and post it. Thanks again, Don
Guest - Jul 30, 2007 04:28 AM EDT
checking to see if I commented before or not, and see that I did. In any event, wanted to add that I googled Harp of the Wind and found the work by Marco Zim (Zimmerman). Can see why you treasured the litho from your grandmother.
Guest - Feb 23, 2007 07:43 PM EDT
Beautiful scene with nice lighting.
Guest - Feb 08, 2007 08:38 PM EDT
Really nice shot, Don. I'll bet they sing in the wind. Nice place to dip a line, too.
Guest - Feb 02, 2007 09:52 PM EDT
nice scene, Don. It also brings back memories for me, as it reminds me of the first area we moved to, when we moved to Canada, -- the Cariboo district of BC.
Guest - Feb 02, 2007 04:26 PM EDT
WOW!! what a great shot,that looks like a great place to toss a few flies.
Guest - Feb 01, 2007 01:23 PM EDT
A very nice winter scene, that water looks freezing.
Guest - Feb 01, 2007 10:17 AM EDT
Thanks Mary, Steve and Carol!
Guest - Jan 31, 2007 05:23 PM EDT
Lovely winter scene, love the Birch trees on the left.Great composition here! Carol
Guest - Jan 31, 2007 04:37 PM EDT
Superb composition, Don. I love the way the lines of the trees and the stream all lead the eye to the focal point of the picture. Also great colours!
Guest - Jan 31, 2007 03:27 PM EDT
Love the title! Beautiful photo. I like the angle..the perspective in the stream and line of trees leading you right into the scene.

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