Spring but not quite!

I had some fun with topaz impressions- just a touch! 😀  We have had such wicked wind storms and then usually by late evening the sun teases us as it goes down.

I hope the slight painterly effect strengthened the strong sensation of the wind!

the storm
The Storm

And after the Storm an impression of intense joy

After the Storms3
On the estuary

“When you do things from your soul, you feel a river moving in you, a joy.”- Rumi

Reel around the Sun- Riverdance

54 Comments Add yours

  1. DG MARYOGA says:

    You have turned your photos into astonishing digital Art,Cybele!Mesmerised by the light effects and the textures,both your photos are impressively transformed.You did create the mood,but the one on the estuary is heavenly!You have pulled me like a magnet,please let me go and I promise to come back again.Please keep the Siren,tell her to wait … 🙂

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    1. I used a topaz layer on that one and it was a wonderful result. Thank you again and take a break lol!!

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  2. Maria F. says:

    I like the estuary shot, it looks like HDR!

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    1. it was done with a bit of Impression filter!

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  3. Truels says:

    The light in the last image is amazing!

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    1. sorry I missed this! Thank you Truels!

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  4. sheldonk2014 says:

    Your finishing is always so artfully done
    As always Sheldon

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    1. Many thanks Sheldon!

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  5. zhyxtheman says:

    Both of these are stunning. Amazing work. You have much to be proud of.

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  6. Reblogged this on Art by Rob Goldstein and commented:
    Gorgeous Art from the Dune Mouse

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  7. On the Estuary is gorgeous!

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    1. many thanks – again!

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  8. Amy says:

    Wooow…. I love these photos! On the estuary takes my breathawy! 🙂

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    1. Many thanks Amy!! Always pleased to hear from you too!

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  9. I love the warm glow of the photos! And thanks for posting the Riverdance performance 😊.

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    1. you are most welcome and thank you!

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  10. Adrian Lewis says:

    Oh I love these, Cybele, especially the lower one! A 🙂

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    1. thanks so much Adrian!

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  11. jannatwrites says:

    I feel like my comments are always the same- but these photos are amazing. The colors and reflections in that second one are just wow!

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    1. oh thank you Janna! I will be popping over to see you shortly!

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  12. Maria F. says:

    What nice colors Cybele.

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  13. These are gorgeous, Cybele!

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  14. Wow!!! Cybele, these are amazing – what colours!

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    1. It worked out well! thanks so much Andrea!

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  15. Both are lovely, but “On the estuary” is truly excellent.

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    1. thanks Guz!! I appreciate your comment!

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  16. Gorgeous colors. Love your artistry.

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    1. thanks so much Sherry! It worked out well!

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  17. All the images are lovely! I see the wind in the lake shore. I love the golden light.

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    1. it worked well didn’t it! Thank you Deb!

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  18. Love the mood in the cottage photo but OMG, that image by the estuary is just glorious!!!! Absolutely breathtaking work Cybele 😀

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      1. Always a pleasure Cybele 🙂

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  19. pike says:

    Riverdance is the best dance! And your photos are gorgeous.

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    1. it is! thanks Pike!

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  20. Maverick ~ says:

    Golden Cybele, nice work.

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    1. thank you Maverick!

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  21. Suzanne says:

    Wow- your joy really comes across in the second photo. The image radiates it.

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    1. many thanks Suzanne!

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  22. smilecalm says:

    a joyful
    storm
    into spring 🙂

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    1. thanks so much Smilecalm!

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  23. Sue says:

    Love ‘on the estuary’…so much to see

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