Monday, July 19, 2010

poppies from heaven

i've been losing sleep over the color green ... sounds funny i know, but in just a few weeks i am to put up my photographs on the wall of my friends restaurant ... my brain has been going crazy thinking of what i want to do and every day or should i say every hour, my ideas evolve ... this morning i decided to grab my camera for a personal project and ran over to my neighbors yard ... my mothers favorite flowers were poppies and ever since she passed away i have hoped to shoot the perfect pic to hang up in my living room ... well she must have been watching down on me because within seconds of being there i knew i not only had the image for my wall, but for my series ... thanks mom !

4 comments:

  1. Your description of this photograph is so powerful - I feel I am hearing a voice from "poppies from heaven". I wonder if you can have your compelling words presented together with your photographes on the wall of your friends' restaurant. Just a humble suggestion!

    Terry C.

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  2. Incredible inspiration. You are so talented and these images are beautiful, to say the least. Your mother would be so proud.

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  3. Laurie, Congratulations on your beautiful series of poppy flowers. I love the poppy and I have many different colours of them in my garden, with a gorgeous, albeit temporary 'show' in June. My Nanna's favourite flower was the poppy and she recently passed suddenly. I'm just back from BC to assist with arranging her celebration of life. I hope I have the chance to view your artwork.
    I look forward to seeing you again soon.

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