August break, Day 2

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Day 2, Pattern

This month I’m joining Susannah Conway and many others around the world in the August Break project.

In addition to posting a photo a day, I’ll be sharing a link to the site/blog/portfolio/flickr stream of another photographer whose work I greatly admire and who is inspiring me on my photographic journey. (They may or may not be doing the project too.)

And I’ll be on the lookout for artists who are new to me but grab my attention this month.

Today, I’m excited about discovering Shawna Lemay who blogs at Calm Things. I ran across Shawna’s blog by chance following the links in another blog, as often happens. But when I touched down at Calm Things, I immediately felt both serenity and excitement, for there was poetry there, along with beautiful photography.

And everything resonated with me. Quotes and poetry from my favourite authors, monks and mystics…some I was familiar with, some I wasn’t. And quiet, homely and haunting pictures…What a treasure trove. Sheer bliss.

Shawna is a published poet who loves to make images. She’s a Canadian. Meet Shawna here.

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5 thoughts on “August break, Day 2

  1. Hi Sherry! thanks for pointing us to Shawna’s blog and her love of poetry…much appreciated. xo Mary Lou

  2. I am trying to catch up here and on Flickr, please forgive my absence. I love this image, Sherry, a beautiful play on pattern, light and reflection. And I’m so happy that you are featuring Shawna’s beautiful blog, sheer bliss indeed…I look forward to visiting her at the end of every day, always something to learn and always so calming.

  3. First off, I love your choice of design for your photo today. A subject I’m familiar with. Stunning pov.
    Second…you have discovered a most beautiful and unusual blog page. I only had a few minutes to view it but it unusual, so creative and yes calming. What I really like is that she has found her style and does it so well. Ni’m still looking my my style.
    You know Sherry, you have also found your style and it’s beautiful also. Thought provoking and unique, fun and informative. One more…always classy.
    Enjoy the weekend. You just gave me a gift to wander through when I go back to Calm.

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