Letting Go

Uploaded: April 12, 2008


f/3.5, 1/50, 18-55mm@18mm, DSC_2135, 7:03PM, ISO800, SP Mode

I have been holding back this photograph (part of an earlier series in my gallery) but like all things, it's time has come. One of my life-long friends' sister was killed in a car crash in California and a friend of mine here lost her pet.

Exif: F Number: 3.5, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/50 seconds, Flash: did not fire., ISO: 800, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 18.00 mm, Model: NIKON D40


Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic April 12, 2008

Michael, I am so sorry for the loss. This is such a beautiful image..love the colors. Well done and my best to you and your family. #899257

Melissa G. Meiselman April 12, 2008

I, too am so very sorry for your losses and this "Letting Go" image is a perfect choice for this memorial, Michael!! Beautiful colors and great silhouette, here!! #5779030

M.Christine Duncan April 12, 2008

Truly a beautiful way of expressing your grief and honoring these friends during a difficult time. Amazing job. #5779199

Eivor Kuchta April 12, 2008

A wonderful choice of title, Michael! I liked the other two in the series a lot, too. A great way to express the sad feelings of the losses. Sorry to hear about them. #5779896

Candice L. Carter April 13, 2008

Stunning colors with a perfect image! Breathtaking capture Michael! #5783625

Michael S. Lazarus April 14, 2008

Thank you Shelly, Melissa, Christine, Eivor, and Candice for your comments on this image. I know my friend's will be O.K. and the memories of those they loved will "color" the darkness that such losses bring. #5785358

Gail R. Schuett April 14, 2008

Out of the darkness will come some light.
You Michael show that thru your lens.
Sorry about your losses...this is a beautiful,contrasting picture,Gail #5787713

Kelley J. Heffelfinger level-deluxe April 14, 2008

Great shot Michael. Beautiful colors and very clear shot. Thanks for sharing back story (sometimes more important). #5788829

Michael S. Lazarus April 17, 2008

Thank you Gail and Kelley for your comments. #5801505

Molly E. Baldwin June 19, 2008

Gorgeous sky color Michael! Beautiful capture. #6082383

November 13, 2008

What a great shot the title is perfect too. #6749035

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