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#1 posted 10-20-2011 02:57 AM

well you sure captured it william, after living in alaska for 15 years, that is where my heart is, and this reflects a scene i have in my head, you did a wonderful job on this, im always so proud of your work and you never leave me doubting your wood working abilities…great job here….grizz

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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#2 posted 10-20-2011 03:54 AM

I like it, but I am puzzled why the reflections don’t match the mountain…..?

-- jbschutz

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#3 posted 10-20-2011 08:30 AM

Another nice one William. Every time i see something like that I remember a fisherman silhouetted on Lake Lawrence in WA rowing past with the sunset reflecting on the glass smooth lake. I didn’t have my camera handy. One of those once in a lifetime shots and I wasn’t ready ;-((

-- Bob in WW ~ "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#4 posted 10-20-2011 10:33 AM

Awesome Cutting William and aptly named!! Love it!!

-- Mike in Concord, NH---Unpleasant tasks are simply worthy challenges to improve skills.

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#5 posted 10-20-2011 11:31 AM

Thank you all for your complements. I hope others caught my liking for “Serenity” over Solitude. I am sure Littlescope did. I see serene as a good thing, while solitude sometimes is not. In this portrait, there is nothing but good. I would love to be sitting in that chair looking over such a beautiful scene.
jbschutz, I understand what you mean, but resepctfully disagree. I have seen a few actual portraits where the reflection in water was an exact mirror image of what lie beyond it. That is an image that is created when water is so still that it is smooth as glass. While it looks absolutely amazing, it does not in my opinion look natural. Water usually has some movement. That is why I liked this portrait. It did not try to capture the amazing, but unnatural, visua of a smooth as glass body of water. With slight movement os water, and the angle of sunlight, images across water are often distorted.


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#6 posted 10-20-2011 01:07 PM

The cut speaks of Peace my Friend… You have it exactly right… :)

-- Mike in Concord, NH---Unpleasant tasks are simply worthy challenges to improve skills.

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#7 posted 10-20-2011 02:25 PM

It’s very nice and makes you relax just by looking.

-- helluvawreck aka Charles,

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#8 posted 10-20-2011 02:52 PM

absolutely. u named it right

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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#9 posted 10-21-2011 05:11 AM


-- Erwin, Jacksonville, FL

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#10 posted 10-29-2011 11:23 PM

Nice picture, you did a great job. Looks like you could just walk over and sit down.

-- Kelly, Allen,KS

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