journal

harbor

September 25, 2014 water, italy

Sept-12 062a

the lighthouse
the foothills
vesuvius

naples, campania
september 12, 2014

the whistling ways
of my younger days
quickly have faded by
but memories linger
like light in a fading sky

f/9.0
1/320 s
iso 200
auto
camera – nikon D90
lens – 18.0-300.0 mm f/3.5-5.6
image size – 1700 X 1004

photo-essay – water

belmonte

September 25, 2014 water, italy

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below the mountain
a pebbled beach
mar tirreno

belmonte, calabria
september 8, 2014

i was born in the path
of the winter wind
i was raised
where the mountains are old

f/10.0
1/400 s
iso 200
auto
camera – nikon D90
lens – 17.0-55.0 mm f/2.8
image size – 1700 X 1004

photo-essay – water

ortigia

September 25, 2014 water, italy

Sept-4 034

the lungomare
on the peninsula
of ortigia

siracusa, sicily
september 4, 2014

ever moving
and winding
and free
let you and me
run down to the sea

f/32.0
1/30 s
iso 100
aperture priority
camera – nikon D800e
lens – 18.0-300.0 mm f/3.5-5.6
image size – 1700 X 1004

photo-essay – water

fountain

September 25, 2014 water, italy

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in the cloister
of the poor clares
majorca tiles

naples, campania
september 11, 2014

a thousand voices
whispers and shouts
prayers and curses
water and wind
fill the silence

f/10.0
1/100 s
iso 200
auto
camera – nikon D90
lens – 18.0-300.0 mm f/3.5-5.6
image size – 1700 X 1004

photo-essay – water

arches

September 25, 2014 water, italy

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five roman arches
an elevated highway
an ancient stream

south-eastern, sicily
august 30, 2014

river, take me along
in your sunshine
let you and me
smooth the stones
and chase the sea

f/11.0
1/200 s
iso 200
auto
camera – nikon D90
lens – 17.0-55.0 mm f/2.8
image size – 1700 X 1004

photo-essay – water

basilicata

September 25, 2014 water, italy

Sept-10 003

on the coastal road
heading to amalfi
the mountains of

basilicata
september 10, 2014

i was raised
where the mountains
are old
their springtime waters
came dancing down

f/11.0
1/500 s
iso 200
auto
camera – nikon D90
lens – 17.0-55.0 mm f/2.8
image size – 1700 X 1004

photo-essay – water

yachts

September 25, 2014 water, italy

Sept-4 030

the inner harbor
of ortigia
french and uk flags

siracusa, sicily
september 4, 2014

so here’s the rainbow
that followed me here
and here are the friends
that i know

f/32.0
1/30 s
iso 100
aperture priority
camera – nikon D800e
lens – 18.0-300.0 mm f/3.5-5.6
image size – 1700 X 1004

photo-essay – water

ducks

September 25, 2014 water, italy

Sept-4 031

minerva’s bath
on the peninsula
of ortigia

siracusa, sicily
september 4, 2014

i’ve been to the city
and i’m back again
felt the chill
when the mist rolled in
when the seasons turned

f/29.0
1/13 s
iso 100
aperture priority
camera – nikon D800e
lens – 18.0-300.0 mm f/3.5-5.6
image size – 1700 X 1004

photo-essay – water

tiber

September 25, 2014 water, italy

Sept-14 013

below trastevere
no concrete walls, and
sycamores line the banks

tevere, roma
september 14, 2014

someday when the grass
is still green
my rolling waters
will round the bend
and flow into the sea

f/9.0
1/320 s
iso 200
auto
camera – nikon D90
lens – 18.0-300.0 mm f/3.5-5.6
image size – 1700 X 1004

photo-essay – water

giants

September 25, 2014 water, italy

Sept-17-048

(l-r) the danube
the ganges
the nile

piazza navona, roma
september 17, 2014

take me along
you rolling old river
you changing old river
let you and me
run down to the sea

f/10.0
1/400 s
iso 200
auto
camera – nikon D90
lens – 18.0-300.0 mm f/3.5-5.6
image size – 1700 X 1004

photo-essay – water