There was not a bird in fight as shown.
A bit of meditation connected me to the autumnal colors
So…two movement exposures were made for mood
Then another exposure for tree/cloud representation
A world made for a single bird….
Waiting for her to fly by tested my patience, as always
But she did fly by, and became a part of this piece.

When the sun is setting, light and colors change quickly
The tension to finish the work can be unbearable sometimes
‘What if” …I see no birds until the light is so far gone that
required shutter speeds are to long?….

This makes for exciting and challenging photo making

Love it

Mission Trails, San Diego CA USA


bird, impression, autumn

Our earth is full of color and wonder. The camera, is not just a mere tool to record, but also an excellent tool to express these colors and wonders.
Most of the works shown here are created in camera with little post editing.
All manipulations are listed as such.
The remaining work is a blending of all available information through long, and multiple exposures.

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  • © Janis Zroback
    © Janis Zrobackover 1 year ago

    This is really lovely Mark…like a fine oil painting from the New England genre of the 19th century…

  • Thank you Janis!

    – Mark Wade

  • linaji
    linajiover 1 year ago

    been gone over a month Mark.. only to see this …this, masterpiece

  • Thank you Lina! I’ve been in and out myself as well.

    – Mark Wade

  • ctheworld
    ctheworldover 1 year ago

  • Thanks so much!

    – Mark Wade

  • carol brandt
    carol brandtover 1 year ago

    a gobsmacker, mark – reminds me of Turner’s works somehow …

  • Thank you Carol

    – Mark Wade

  • Mel Brackstone
    Mel Brackstoneover 1 year ago

    The more I see of your work the more I am wishing I had a multiple exposure camera….
    how beautiful this is, Mark!

  • Thank you dear Mel.

    – Mark Wade

  • Jacki Stokes
    Jacki Stokesover 1 year ago

    This is wonderful too. Looks like an Old Master oil painting.

  • Thank you Jacki

    – Mark Wade

  • LindaR
    LindaR10 months ago

    this is stunning ~ like a beautiful dream xx

  • Thanks so much Linda!

    – Mark Wade

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