There is nothing to be afraid of
it is only the wind
changing to the east
it is only your father the thunder
your mother the rain
Margaret Atwood || Night Poem (excerpt)
All Rights Reserved © Sharon Wish
Vote on The 2014 Photoblog Awards
Always a work of art with your photography, Sharon. Hauntingly beautiful, this could grace the pages of a magazine or book, or be used in an advertisement. So many storylines from one shot. Amazing
5 Jan 2010 5:05am
oh just lovely, almost makes me feel like having a quick cry, i'm not sure why...
5 Jan 2010 5:25am
Great movement of the water in the left side and the street of this other, like catching this girl and hers thinkings...just the wind yes sir!
5 Jan 2010 5:41am
Beautiful verse for this photo, I like the (unusual) color and misterious suggestion of the composition.
5 Jan 2010 6:23am
Ah très beau. j'adore les parapluies
5 Jan 2010 6:35am
Oh, what a lovely lovely image. Beautiful handling of that red umbrella !!!
5 Jan 2010 6:47am
Beautiful poem to go with beautiful photo
5 Jan 2010 6:49am
Coloured Wind for this Nice Picture swimmed by the Light....Nice,Sharon...
5 Jan 2010 6:57am
Harmonious and beautiful- despite the grey and dull tone. Great image!
5 Jan 2010 7:11am
a cool red spot
5 Jan 2010 7:55am
Great composition and I love the atmosphere in this shot!
5 Jan 2010 8:00am
Avec un bon coup de vent... plouf ! Bonne journée.
5 Jan 2010 9:02am
Great composition and I love the red umbrella and the birds coming into the frame from the left.
5 Jan 2010 9:26am
Like this one! Nice contrast the umbrella and the water!!
5 Jan 2010 10:16am
Great composition, beautiful colors!
5 Jan 2010 10:34am
Beautiful composition. Love the atmosphere.
5 Jan 2010 11:16am
I like the touch of red
5 Jan 2010 11:29am
There's something very oniric here, I like this red umbrella against this grey/blue sea and sky. Like a sun in the horizon.
A very Happy New Year to you Sahron and my best wishes.
5 Jan 2010 11:36am
Wonderful image. Love the contrast
5 Jan 2010 11:51am
a lonely planet with lonely humans? No, there are dugs on the water. You're not alone. But the idea is just a good one. Have a nice day, a.h.lex.
5 Jan 2010 12:22pm
Nice, the viginette works really well here!
5 Jan 2010 12:29pm
A haunting picture to go with Margaret's poetry. Well done Sharon! ;-)
5 Jan 2010 12:50pm
Lovely composition! The red spot of the umbrella adds some magic here.
5 Jan 2010 1:01pm
Awesome ! I like colors and composition which bring melancholic atmosphere.
5 Jan 2010 1:23pm
5 Jan 2010 1:27pm
Ecellent picture where the red paraluie conraste with the blue image. everything is in the suggestion and it happens here a lot of feelings and sadness.
The color surprised me, but with the red umbrella I see how you couldn't resist. The ducks are always a joy for me. We rarely see them near our home.
5 Jan 2010 2:19pm
love umbrella shots! bravo.
5 Jan 2010 2:21pm
A delightful view amid a day of gloom, peaceful place but cold wet weather, red and blues, flock and solitude... what an image of contrasts and exceptional mood! Wonderful choice of tonality and vignette to heighten the mood! Beautiful work Sharon... easily my pic of the day!
5 Jan 2010 2:24pm
Hello , superbe cliché , bravo pour la compositio et le mariage des couleurs .
Meilleurs Voeux 2010 , Phil.
5 Jan 2010 2:57pm
Superb image Sharon, love the red umbrella as it brings the shot alive
5 Jan 2010 3:57pm
Superb ! I love the colors and composition .
5 Jan 2010 3:58pm
Funny because Sara has posted the same umbrella there two days: http://simonnet.aminus3.com/image/2010-01-02.html
5 Jan 2010 4:03pm
Great framing and colours, good job.
5 Jan 2010 4:12pm
Fabulous composition, Sharon. The juxtaposition of the red with the blue-gray is exquisite.
hunting, tranquil, and peaceful at the same time. A great image. Excellent composition
5 Jan 2010 4:13pm
I love umbrellas in a photograph composition ! Love the red one in the blue winter atmosphere !
5 Jan 2010 4:26pm
This is simply beautiful...composition, colors and feeling!
I like it a lot.
5 Jan 2010 4:29pm
I like this red umbrella in all this blue rhapsody :)) It breaks up all monotony and melancholy !
5 Jan 2010 4:37pm
The little red shelter from the wind and rain. The muted colors here are quite nice.
5 Jan 2010 5:01pm
Beautiful. I like the subdued colors - lightened a bit by the red umbrella abd the severly vignetted corners.
5 Jan 2010 5:37pm
Beautiful color red in this composition ! Great !
5 Jan 2010 6:00pm
Sad yet hopeful. Beautiful as always...
I'm reminded of a piece of fruit, Sharon, for some reason! I want to reach out and pick it up and eat it....
5 Jan 2010 6:16pm
I love the red inato the blue
5 Jan 2010 6:26pm
Nothing to be afraid of, and yet, we need the umbrella to feel more secure. This one could turn & turn on her shoulder, i can feel her quiet, in deep thoughts, her eyes over the horizon & facing mom & dad's return souvenir (rain & thunder - and i also see another family sign with the ducks family). I like the lines, the curve on the right echoing the umbrella's. No, nothing to be afraid of, and that sounds so cool. Thanks for the story your compo & soft tones offer, Sharon ~
5 Jan 2010 6:38pm
This is a simply beautiful composed shot :)
5 Jan 2010 8:03pm
wonderful shot - everything about it is lovely
5 Jan 2010 8:49pm
Very beautiful colour, nice photo
5 Jan 2010 9:01pm
5 Jan 2010 9:11pm
Lovely image, fine composed, well done!
5 Jan 2010 9:28pm
bravo for framing.
5 Jan 2010 9:34pm
wonderful mood to this. love the colors.
5 Jan 2010 9:48pm
A classic, melancholy shot.
5 Jan 2010 9:52pm
Most of the time you don't see people carry an red umbrella, as a matter of fact, it's probably hard to find a red umbrella. Yet, this picture will never be so artful without a red umbrella! Did you plan that red umbrella, Anna? :-)
5 Jan 2010 10:29pm
Oops, I mean Sharon. :-) I was talking to Anna from my office minutes ago.... :-)
5 Jan 2010 10:31pm
Something enigmatic about umbrellas . . one like this transforms a photograph so delightfully.
5 Jan 2010 11:58pm
The shot is great, not doubt about that, but what really impressed me was the line of the birds on the water. It has added a lot to the composition!
6 Jan 2010 12:35am
Sublim one Sharon. Just love it!! The compo is simply perfect with ducks and this orange umbrella.
6 Jan 2010 12:41am
I think I have just realized what makes you photographs such beautiful art. It's those small quote/poems that you write... usually they carry the whole essence of your photograph, Sharon.
6 Jan 2010 1:33am
well caught !
6 Jan 2010 1:37am
wowowowow. beautiful shot, my friend and I have been dying to do a shot like this for months now (but neither of us have a red umbrella) would this, by any chance be a reference to the Mayday Parade umbrella man?
6 Jan 2010 1:52am
superb photo - well thought out composition with a great vision! you used the dim light to maximum effect here and the red umbrella stands out well from amongst the gloom...
6 Jan 2010 2:26am
love the mood of this scene you captured.. very nice shot! :)
6 Jan 2010 2:27am
I agree with everyone, you have captured the mood so well in this shot. I know I'm late but, Happy New Years!
6 Jan 2010 2:40am
You are wonderful. I want to have your fresh eye.
6 Jan 2010 5:35am
Waoh... so nice shot
6 Jan 2010 7:28am
a pure feeling of peace great photo incedidle depth
6 Jan 2010 8:05am
Amazing, this photo tells a lot of stories!!
6 Jan 2010 8:12am
Wonderful composition. Vignette and colours contrast gives a nice poetic feel to it!
6 Jan 2010 8:35am
Only the wind, only the rain, but thanks to this beautiful red umbrella to protect us ;) Love the curve where he/she's standing up, and your compo with this wide room for the sea, such serenity in your shot. And yes, Happy New Year Sharon, all the best for U !! xxx
6 Jan 2010 1:08pm
Love the mood..the sense of solitude..and - of course - the surprise color!! Wonderful moment captured!!
6 Jan 2010 1:20pm
Like a lot also when you play with these delicate colors and the perfect touch of red... i feel good and protected under this nice umbrella...
6 Jan 2010 1:34pm
I like the dark mood and muted color!
6 Jan 2010 2:09pm
Very subtle composition that guides the eye through the frame. best...jerry
6 Jan 2010 2:32pm
a solemn nostaligic mood perfectly capture. an emotion that perfectly reflects mine specially tonights send off. you''re actually one of my inspiration sharon. and i will be checking out your work quite frequently. this is a great shot!
6 Jan 2010 4:00pm
I LOVE IT! Great mood and the image building works so well. GREAT!
6 Jan 2010 4:54pm
Great story here ... and I love the red umbrella and the tiny specks of yellow (lights) on the horizon. Awesome!
6 Jan 2010 6:48pm
Beautiful combination of colors claimed. Lovely composition and the nostalgic mood ... Congratulations!
6 Jan 2010 7:29pm
This beauty makes me grab my Cassandra Wilson "Blue Light 'til Dawn" CD, open another bottle of fine red wine & drown in beauty in beauty & dreams. What a great composition & fine photograph, Sharon! All the best & safe travels, Fritsch.
6 Jan 2010 7:38pm
Fabulous! Wonderful composition and I really love the tones! Bravo
6 Jan 2010 8:39pm
Lovely contrast in colors of the red umbrella and the blue gloomy background! :)
6 Jan 2010 9:00pm
Love the beautiful picture. Love Margaret Atwood.
6 Jan 2010 9:23pm
Great shot! There is something very timeless about it. Love the way you composed it.
6 Jan 2010 10:02pm
Thats a fresh capture - I imagine fantastic b/w photography with bluechameleon. Thats why I'm surprised about this shot - very moody and impressive!
6 Jan 2010 10:46pm
Very nice with the red umbrella!
6 Jan 2010 11:03pm
Nostalgic, lonely feel to this image that is broken up a bit by the red umbrella.. very nice
7 Jan 2010 3:09am
I love this! I like the contrast warm tones of the umbrella against the cool tones of the water.
7 Jan 2010 3:42am
Beautiful and soft image, great framing and composition! Excellent work!
7 Jan 2010 7:12am
I can here the wind and the otherwise stillness in this lonely image
7 Jan 2010 10:20am
7 Jan 2010 10:57am
Melancholic and perfect, with the colors wisely contained
Warm greetings and Happy New Year
7 Jan 2010 11:32am
wonderful photo Sharon!
7 Jan 2010 11:55am
awesome pic! nice how the red umbrella contrasts against the blue sky .... nicely done
7 Jan 2010 12:55pm
Very good color ! All is calm in your picture. And I like the red umbrella ;-)
7 Jan 2010 10:28pm
SO beautiful! i love the strong orange and those soft blues. with this one i feel i could place myself right there under the umbrella contemplating the ocean and rain.
8 Jan 2010 2:49am
this is such sweet serenity displayed here, love the red umbrella, the color really stands out well!
8 Jan 2010 1:26pm
8 Jan 2010 5:17pm
Nice tone, i like the contrast by the red umbrella.
8 Jan 2010 6:16pm
Beautiful shot. A sense of peace is in the air, or just one of those moments when you stop and appreciate the air around you :)
8 Jan 2010 6:37pm
Superb composition-the red umbrella is perfect.
10 Jan 2010 7:48pm
Beautiful shot, Sharon. Love the composition, the placement of the red umbrella in the frame is perfect.
11 Jan 2010 12:46am
Love the red umbrella, great moody shot!
14 Jan 2010 6:33am
Just great !
16 Jan 2010 10:36am
lovely shot! Colors are so simplistically beautiful and they complement one another really well. Great capture of feeling too
17 Jan 2010 6:51pm
19 Jan 2010 4:44pm
i want that red umbrella. no, better yet, i want that red umbrella and a person to walk in the pouring rain across one of the many bridges in my city so that i can take their photograph. this is perfect in color :)
20 Jan 2010 2:55pm
i wish you an happy new year to you and yours.
i hope this new year will be full of smile, sun and health.
and sun shine on your life^^
20 Jan 2010 4:59pm
lovely subtle tones... and this mood is simply inspiring!
20 Jan 2010 5:12pm
Very evocative image.
I change you my transparent umbrella for this one red...LOL
23 Jan 2010 11:51am
Wonderful capture !!
Sorry for my poor english vocabulary and please be indulgent with me !
I have consulted your portfolio and you have a superb "look" and a great quality processing ! I canno't comment all the capture you did, but I'm glad to meet you on Aminus ! Enjoy !
10 Feb 2010 2:34pm
This has got to be one of your best photographs.... everything about this pictures screams yearning to me, and the colors provide the perfect mood for that... its really amazing. You should def enter this into 1x.com
15 Feb 2010 5:36am
Add your comment ...
NIKON D701/30 secondF/3.5ISO 40018 mm
bluechameleon colour woman rain umbrella ocean
Photography by bluechameleon © 2020
Powered by Aminus3 Photoblog Software