12.13.2010

etches

Beyond the edge of the world there's a space where emptiness and substance neatly overlap.  
~Haruki Murakami

Images with blurs, lines, or shadows have been catching my eye lately.  This photograph was taken a couple winters back.  The lines of a tree etched in snow really stood out with the quietude of evening.  Winter brings such a different depth of beauty to enjoy.

camera: pentax k1000

21 comments:

  1. poetry, this photo. i love it.

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  2. This is beautiful and that quote is a perfect match.

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  3. wonderful. and love your Murakami quote. I wish we had winters like this.

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  4. lovely. you photographed the shadow wonderful, i like the colors. By now I haven't read Haruki Murakami, but I catch up on. Do you have a recommendation?

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  5. Li + Belle: I'm glad you like the photo. Two books by Murakami that are great to begin with are The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle & Kafka on the Shore. He also recently wrote a non-fiction book called What I Talk About When I Talk about Running that is also good. Happy Reading!

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  6. Thanks for your recommendations. I notice and look, which book I get in german. (for a book my Englisch is sadly to bad.)

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  7. Beautiful picture. Almost looks like there's little cracks in the snow.
    Thanks for the Murakami recommendations, I've wanted to check him out for a while!

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  8. Ah !
    This picture is what I call a masterpiece !!!!!!
    I'm reading Murakami right now, how fun !

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  9. Oh my goodness...this is slightly eerie as well as exquisite at the same time. Nicely done.

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  10. This snow has the grain of a tracing paper.

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  11. Beautiful. I'll be returning to this one.

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  12. Ohhh! That's the phrase I love in his novel "Kafka on the shore", so I have once took the photos of the line, haha.
    This image seems to go very well with the phrase:)

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  13. One of many things I have come to love about winter is the bare trees and their branches. Their raw beauty makes me catch my breath, and knowing that come spring they'll be shrouded in leaves, makes their wintery bareness feel even more special.

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  14. i love the murakami quote, too! and i love these photos.

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  15. i read my norwegian wood last month. thank you for this Murakami wisdom.

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