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Fragility

Nothing is ever truly broken. That's the philosophy behind the ancient Japanese art of Kintsugi which repairs smashed pottery by using beautiful seams of g...
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Nothing is ever truly broken. That's the philosophy behind the ancient Japanese art of Kintsugi which repairs smashed pottery by using beautiful seams of gold....the proof of it's fragility and its resilience is what makes it beautiful.
This fragment of a falls brings both fragility and resilience in the grace and beauty of a fragile branch before a powerful yet caressing fall of water.
Devil's Punchbowl Falls, New Zealand
f-5.6, 1-80s, ISO 125
three images blended for depth of field and water motion.
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mgenkova
 
mgenkova December 28, 2016
Amazing!
shema PRO
 
shema January 02, 2017
magnificent!
Caustin17
 
Caustin17 January 02, 2017
So Beautiful
Blitzen700
 
Blitzen700 January 08, 2017
A stunning image
wendyzan
 
wendyzan January 08, 2017
Absolutely amazing image! Very inspiring, thank you for sharing your wonderful talent!
karengeddes
 
karengeddes January 12, 2017
Beautiful!!!
peggyclark0319
 
peggyclark0319 January 12, 2017
Amazing
cmorisset Platinum
 
cmorisset January 14, 2017
Stunningly beautiful! Fragility and resilience captured with brilliance. Bravo, superb work!
mstevencalaway
 
mstevencalaway January 16, 2017
What an amazing shot! Absolutely beautiful!
peteberkery
 
peteberkery January 22, 2017
Certainly a tip of the hat here . Wow ! Composed well!
madeinPortugal
 
madeinPortugal January 26, 2017
This is what I call an "awe shot" - Congrats :)
vseeber
 
vseeber January 27, 2017
So this is an ultra edited photo? Three images made into one? I am not too familiar with editing.
bathsalt
 
bathsalt February 24, 2017
Amazing photo!!
ScenebytheRoad
 
ScenebytheRoad March 17, 2017
An absolutely breathtaking shot.
jamiemacisaac
 
jamiemacisaac May 19, 2017
Nicely done
Picayou
 
Picayou July 06, 2017
This!
HScara
 
HScara July 06, 2017
Breathtaking!
markmahler PRO+
 
markmahler August 12, 2017
Incredible!
sharonotero
 
sharonotero November 22, 2017
Wow! Gorgeous!
bkelly7k Platinum
 
bkelly7k November 30, 2017
You have been to so many awesome places, but you have a very unique ability to capture the scene! Thank you for sharing your gallery, it is so incredible!!
muneebsharieff
 
muneebsharieff December 13, 2017
Amazing photograph! A true masterpiece! I just can't imagine how it didn't win the contest!
Alwolfe Premium
 
Alwolfe December 17, 2017
Love both the photo and your words behind it.
fotosbybh PRO+
 
fotosbybh February 09, 2018
Proof that given just enough life sustaining elements, nature will be persistent and prevail. Just want to climb out on that branch and experience. Thanks for this!
susanmcfarland
 
susanmcfarland March 16, 2018
Great shot!
robergarci PRO
 
robergarci January 10, 2019
Excelente composicion en dos planos
Ostsidenfoto
 
Ostsidenfoto February 01, 2019
WOW, cool shot :)
CHazlett
 
CHazlett March 25, 2020
Tremendous shot!
Shanmet PRO+
 
Shanmet August 02, 2020
love the composition style awsome pic
AW_Images21
 
AW_Images21 November 26, 2020
I bet that wasn't a fun hike back up the cliff! Great shot breathtaking
roymorris_5827
 
roymorris_5827 December 20, 2020
absolutely beautiful, great work.
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