Icarus

Icarus flew East,

skyway surfer

Icarus flew West,

skyway kite surfer

Icarus flew over the cuckoo’s nest.

lost in space

🙂 🙂 🙂

But, alas, Icarus was not content merely to float above bridges and mingle with the birds; his unbridled aspirations led him to the fatal mistake of venturing too close to the sun.

Icarus too close to sun

😦 😦 😦

[previously posted pixels, re-edited & re-purposed]

9 Replies to “Icarus”

  1. Wonderful DOF .. and that amazing sky. Such risky aspirations and there was that chap who took off in a garden chair and helium balloons……

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  2. Wonderful sequence for the mood and ancient reference (one of my favorites), and OH! the pictures! I can’t imagine the experience better captured. The range of unique colors, just that alone. And the sense of that man privately soaring through space and time. Lovely in every way.

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    1. Thanks, Barbara. In my current drought I am scouring files for previous images that I doubt anyone remembers seeing before. I’m having fun re-editing them with my new photoshop skills, too.

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      1. PS – I say image “drought” because I haven’t yet learned how to hold a leash and operate a complex camera at the same time. 🙂

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  3. Just hang in there until Tzuri learns whatever ‘sit still’ command you choose to teach her. That helps (most of the time)….

    Some nice photoshopping skills you’re showing off there….. I thought you’d photoshopped a crescent moon in that first shot (until I scrolled further). 😉

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    1. I guess it’s not fair of me to blame my photo drought on Tzuri. It’s just difficult for me to get into a creative mindset when I’m having so much fun playing with her.

      Thanks…

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      1. Absolutely nothing wrong with having fun with the pup. What I was trying to say was that there will come a time when you can do both.

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