The pills I'm required to take each day include some water tablets that give a whole new meaning to running water. However watery scenes will figure prominently in my 'Liquidity' shots.
|Leland fish falls, Michigan|
The Leland River runs into Lake Michigan whose size I had not appreciated until I reached its shores.
|Waves lapping the Lake Michigan shoreline|
In the Norwegian mountains, east of Stavanger, falls are a frequent attraction for anyone with a camera.
These do not have a name as there are hundreds like it depending where you go.
In 2002 we went to a wedding in Germany and used the occasion to visit some falls described by Mary Shelley in a travel narrative published in 1844. She wrote, "A portion of the cataract arches over the lowest platform and the spray fell thickly upon us, as standing on it and looking up we saw wave and rock and cloud and the clear heavens through its ever-moving veil. This was a new sight exceeding anything I had ever seen; however, not to be wet through, I was obliged quickly to tear myself away."
Somehow I don't think we got as close had she had been to -
To get me on the water it would have to be somewhat smoother, rather like this day.
|Barque Endeavour approaching Whitby|
Of course I wouldn't have been able to take any of these shots without -
Can you count the quids in the 'Li ity'?
For other insights to Carmi's 'Liquidity' theme follow the links at Thematic-photographic-287.