365 Project – The first 7 Days

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1/365 Snow Ball Blooms – Sony A77ii Rokinon 14mm lens

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2/365 Eastern Grey Kangaroos – Sony a77ii Sigma 150-500mm lens

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4/365 The Moon – Sony A77ii Sigma 150-500mm lens

 

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5/365 Early Morning, Lake Wallace, Wallerawang NSW – Sony A77ii Rokinon 14mm lens

 

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5/365 Save some for me… King Parrots – Sony a77ii Sigma 150-500mm lens

 

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6/365 Contemplation – iPhone 5s Enlight App

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7/365 Rosella – Sony a77ii Sigma 150mm-500mm lens

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Count your rainbows…

Count your rainbows, not your thunderstorms.

Alyssa Knight, age 12.
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Windemere Dam, Mudgee NSW Australia.

 

There’s a truth in every saying, even those of a 12 year old girl.  Its interesting how the happiness we feel in seeing a rainbow after rain, is mirrored in our association with pleasure and pain.  As they say “Everyone wants happiness, no one wants pain.  But you can’t have a rainbow, without a little rain” (unknown).

However, I prefer the wisdom of Maya Angelou and “Try to be a rainbow in someone’s cloud”. I hope that my rainbow has brightened your cloud.

Rainbow over Windemere is the property of Deborah McGrath Photography©.  It may be purchased as a photographic print or on homewares, stationary, soft furnishings and more from my Lakes and Waterways Gallery and store.

“Hope” is the thing with feathers…

 

This is such a pretty quote by Emily Dickinson.  I firmly believe that we should always have hope for as the old saying goes – “without hope, there is nothing”.

 

 

 

 

There are flowers for those who want to see them.

This beautiful quote by Henri Matisse was the inspiration for a recent Name Art commission for a friends daughter and it worked perfectly with my image of this pretty dahlia flower.

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I wanted to create something soft and dreamy for a young girl who is full of wonder, discovering the world and the beauty around her.

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My friend wanted a pretty studio pouch for her daughter to put her hand sanitisers and lip balms in, in her school bag.  Something that didn’t look like a cosmetic purse.  My studio pouches are perfect for this.  They come in two great sizes (small 23cm x 15cm and large 30.5cm x 20.5cm) and great for keeping pencils in, art supplies, cosmetics, camera accessories and anything you please. Made from 100% Polyester

  • YKK zip with metal teeth
  • Full printed design on both front and back
  • Simply clean with a damp cloth. Do not machine wash, dry clean, tumble dry or iron.
  • $24 for small and $26 for large + postage and handling (Australian Dollars).

Click on the links to see these and the other great products in this range; Camryn and Camryn…There are Flowers.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

There is beauty in simplicity

Some call it negative space, some call it minimalism.  I just love that haunting beauty of an early morning landscape.

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It is always the simple that produces the marvellous – Amelia Barr

This image is available for purchase from Deborah McGrath Photography.

All images © Deborah McGrath 2016 and must not be reproduced without the permission of the photographer.