words and art by w a l t e r w s m i t h

Weekly Photo Challenge: Renewal

Weekly Photo Challenge: Renewal

Another great challenge: Renewal. It certainly can be seen and expressed in many forms. This piece is from “The City Series” and is entitled “Across The River The City That Sleeps With Dreams.” Both the city and our dreams can be a starting point to or a departure point from when finding the path to renewal. In my own experience; one of past substance abuse and present recovery, the city and leaving it was the impetus for renewal. I found a new way to dream. I may never return to the big city life, for now living in a rural setting with mountains, have given me a new lease on life. Next up for the challenge of renewal are mountains.

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10 responses

  1. extraordinary!

    November 10, 2012 at 4:19 pm

    • Thanks Linda. I will be heading over to your blog for some poetry inspiration :-) Peace and Light my friend.

      November 10, 2012 at 4:42 pm

  2. This is fabulous Walter :-)

    November 10, 2012 at 5:00 pm

    • Thanks Gilly. This is from an earlier series but seems right for the challenge.

      November 10, 2012 at 8:10 pm

  3. Such a beautiful image, Walter! :-)

    November 10, 2012 at 6:37 pm

  4. Oh Yeah, Lovin’ this one Walter. Really stunning abstract landscape.

    November 10, 2012 at 6:58 pm

    • Terry thanks. This image has always been a favorite of mine. I took the photo from an island on the Delaware River looking towards Philadelphia. In the piece I had began experimenting with the displacement map effect. One of my favorite effects. Peace brother.

      November 10, 2012 at 8:14 pm

  5. kz

    your images are absolutely fantastic! ^^

    November 17, 2012 at 8:23 am

    • Thanks KZ, I appreciate you stopping by and commenting. Please come back again.
      Walter

      November 17, 2012 at 9:12 am

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