December 30, 2009

a year in review

a year in review....2009 through my eyes


2009 through my eyes....

it's funny looking back at it this way - has on only been this year that i learned about textures, the beautiful of pola coloring and the wonderful light a window can bring? it also appears that i'm rather fond of diagonal lights, the close-up instead of the faraway, and a lot of blue.

thanks to all of your for your unflagging support and suggestions during the year. i am inspired by you (as you can see in some of my 'lookalike' shots) and am in awe of the talent we have in our circle of friends (and their friends and their friends' friends...and so on). i look forward to more inspirations and laughter with you.

46 comments:

  1. Love to see your mosaic, I have seen everyone. yeah! Your awesome.

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  2. this looks like it was quite a beautiful year in retrospect. so sorry i missed most of it {with you} but i'm looking forward to 2010 ramblings!

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  3. This is a beautiful way to view a year Char and I'm loving each photograph. With my new camera I hope to be able to achieve this type of work!!

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  4. Love this! You are my muse :) I wish that 2010 brings you more discoveries and beauty in your photography...

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  5. beauty and much inspiration from you my friend~blessed new year...keep clicking!!

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  6. You too have been an inspiration. Love the mosaic....it is a reflect of you and who you are!
    Thanks my friend!

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  7. Happy New Year! Your photography is very inspiring to me... those photos are great!

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  8. I think you know which photo is my favorite. The construction site in silhouette against the purple sky and that slender crescent moon hanging so sweetly above. That is a perfect picture. That is a keeper.

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  9. i love this year in review! and i love the way it gives you insight as to what inspired you over the past year!!!

    p.s. thank you for taking a look at my site and for the compliment ;o)

    much love + luck + bliss,
    missysue xox

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  10. Beautiful mosaic!! That dog's face is only a face a mother could love...hahahaha...looks like you've had a very enriching year- hope 2010 will be even better for you!! Hugs from Norway :-))

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  11. what a terrific way to look back at the past year! i know that you have certainly inspired me so much, char -- it was because of you that i learned how to add textures to photos, and your beautiful still life creations are a continuing source of inspiration and pleasure to me.

    thank you so much for being such a great blogging buddy. have a wonderful new year -- i can't wait to see your continuing work! :)
    xoxo,
    Mary

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  12. Hey lovely lady...what a fab review...I hope you look at this and realise...WOW...that you're an awesome photographer.
    Great 2009...looking forward to 2010 with Ramblins! (oh, and I promise L.U.T too!)
    HUGS
    H.N.Y!
    Char

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  13. What a beautiful mosaic, your talent is so wonderful to view.

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  14. cheers! may 2010 be bigger, brighter and full of love.

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  15. i find it hard to choose which of your posted photos i love best...there are just so many beautiful shots...and you've integrated most of my favourites into this mosaic... ^_^

    advance happy new year, char. whatever you do in 2010 is your own decision..just don't let go of ramblins

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  16. I love looking back at life this way....what did we ever do without our photos ?

    thank you for being you and for being just a few computer keys away when I need you :)

    xo

    ps....your inspiration fills me up !

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  17. you have a most beautiful soul. and it shines through your pics.
    xo

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  18. I think you have you own style I love your work, happy happy new year to you and your family!!!!!

    salutations du Qu├ębec x x

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  19. Hi Char! What a lovely mosaic, I'll be posting something along these lines but not nearly as beautiful. Found you through "A New York City Life" while surfing.

    Happy New Year and best of luck in 2010 :-)

    Maggie
    This Life Thru the Lens

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  20. What a beautiful year! I'm in awe of YOUR talent.

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  21. Char, looking at your year in review I realize what I like best about your photos.... your amazing eye for composition! You see such beauty in such common items,.... then you arrange them take the photo and .... there you have it!.... a true work of art! Keep on keepin' on, gal!

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  22. Your talent is astounding. Thank you for introducing unflagging beauty unflaggingly. :)

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  23. Visual delightsssss...
    Happy New Year Char!
    Cheers to your wonderful talent~
    xo

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  24. what a lovely collection! especially the young blond girl! thanks for your support and inspiration. and a very Happy New Year!

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  25. they are all so gorgeous. I am so happy we "met". have a wonderful new years!

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  26. 2009 looks rather beautiful through your eyes... at least, through the photos you've selected for your mosaic!

    it has been a beautiful, if challenging, year... hasn't it?

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  27. 2009 looks beautiful through your eyes. happy new year.

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  28. well your year in review is GORGEOUS, even though i know you endured some rough patches. here's hoping 2010 is even more beautiful and fabulous for you! happy new year!

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  29. You're doing really incredibly beautiful work! I can only sit and gaze in amazement at your talent. I hope 2010 is full of many wonderful new pieces! I'm sure it will be.

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  30. Beautiful collection and Happy New Year!

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  31. You are a treasure with your words and your photographs. I'm so glad I have two of them right behind me! Happy New Year!
    Brenda

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  32. Char this is amazing, your work is fantastic really it is so beautiful. Hope your 2010 is just such a blessing and so fulfilling for you.

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  33. your work is gorgeous!! HAPPY NEW YEAR!!

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  34. I love your mosaic of the year Char...the nice thing about being a photographer is that it's so nice to look back over the moments of beauty we've been blessed to witness throughout the year.

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  35. I have found much inspiration by coming here. thank you for that.
    and thank you for your continued visiting to my blogs and kind comments.
    Happy New Year, Char.

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  36. I love your mosaic... you make 2009 look like a beautiful year.
    Did you get your blackeyed peas and greens today?
    Happy New year.

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  37. beautiful mosaic. you have a wonderful collection of photos to reflect back on 2009.

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  38. oh, i LOVE this collage! i should have come to you to see how you made it. mine turned out kind of goofy. i like yours. yours was exactly what i wanted mine to be like for my end of the year post. oh, well.

    happy new year, char. so glad we became friends over 09. i hope we will always remain so.

    blessings,
    ~g.

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  39. Gorgeous mosaic. And has it only been a year for the textures?

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  40. What a gorgeous, gorgeous year you've been having. I do love your photographs.

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  41. I love the way you've done this Char- I think it's wonderful to see them all together like that. What a huge achievement for you. May you have a splendid year of picture making in 2010 xxx

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  42. Beautiful collage, Char... I look forward to many more laughter and inspiration from you, dear. You are an incredible talent and - I've missed you while I've been gone!

    xo,
    -maria

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  43. Oh wow, Char. Really breathless images here. You are amazing!

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i feel as if each comment was between us as we sat and sipped something warm....i love to hear what you're thinking.