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-- http://wddsrfinewoodworks.blogspot.com/





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grizzman

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#1 posted 1017 days ago

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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jbschutz

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#2 posted 1017 days ago

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

-- jbschutz www.johnschutz.com

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TopamaxSurvivor

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#3 posted 1016 days ago

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 ;-((

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

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littlecope

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#4 posted 1016 days ago

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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William

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#5 posted 1016 days ago

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.

-- http://wddsrfinewoodworks.blogspot.com/

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littlecope

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#6 posted 1016 days ago

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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helluvawreck

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#7 posted 1016 days ago

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

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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Roger

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#8 posted 1016 days ago

absolutely. u named it right

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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Bearpie

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#9 posted 1016 days ago

I LIKE!

-- Erwin, Jacksonville, FL

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scrollingmom

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#10 posted 1007 days ago

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

-- Kelly, Allen,KS

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