Endless Rivers

of Hope

—Feathers of Hope

Hope is the thing with feathers, that perches in the soul— and sings the tune without the words— and never stops— at all.

Emily Dickinson

This image is something I’ve been itching to do for days now. Every bird photograph I’ve taken has some sort of detail in it that I love. Eyes, beaks, legs, wings… even some claws. I see so many different angles to approach.

So… tonight I worked on feathers. It’s an extreme zoom, so I hope it doesn’t get stretched and pixelated, but—other than that—it’s exactly what I was hoping for; lots and lots of feathers. Maybe this is a test. I’m trying to decide if this is something I want to perfect; to make a print. Would love to hear your feedback, as always.

That is all for now. Goodnight!

I’ve had some issues with images shrinking down to nothing in the mobile reader. I don’t know if anyone else has experienced this, but if it ends up being a microscopic thumbnail… HERE is a link to the full size. I don’t know, maybe it’s just my phone. 🙂

10 thoughts on “Birds of a Feather

  1. Janet, the details and definition remain intact with the photo. I can see and appreciate the uniqueness of a bird’s feathers.

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    1. Janet says:

      Awesome, thank you!

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  2. Dad4Gracie says:

    I absolutely love this image and it pairs perfectly with the words you have chosen.

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    1. Janet says:

      Thank you John! I thought you might like feathers. 😄

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      1. Dad4Gracie says:

        Yes, and they are quite beautiful, Janet! Definitely one of my favorites of all you’ve shared with us!

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  3. Fleur McMorrow says:

    Oh my, we are soul sisters! Love Emily D, and that quote is my fave…and ooh la la, I LOVE your feathers photo!! Have a good sleep 🙂

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    1. Janet says:

      Thank you!!! Zzzz 😄

      Like

      1. Fleur McMorrow says:

        🙂 🙂

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