Category Archives: joyce meyer photography

Floating through life

Same… but different.

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We each walk our own paths in life with a mixture of purpose, pleasure and pain. It seems as though we all “float” along in our journey with each step a temporary moment in time. Both images were captured on the Camino de Santiago in northern Spain. The two hikers are passing through while the floating image is farm woman in Galicia.  As I write this, I’m thinking I should reverse these images. Hmmm…?

 

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Beauty…

Kind eyes that have seen sorrow, joy and struggle with skin wrinkled by time and the sun.  Wisdom, courage ,  a long heritage  of civilization unique to the rest of the world.

Beauty…

Photography by Joyce Meyer
Mayan Woman

 

The Home Place

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The Home Place by Joyce Meyer Photography

The past has floated away like fluff on a dandelion as the prairie winds blow across the old abandoned yard. The young girl’s grandmother has long since passed away, but the old house from her childhood still stands as if to be a testament to her very existence.

The skeleton of a house is what remains, but in the mind are memories… laughter, tears, struggle and joy are carried by the wind as it flows through the empty windows.  Heat radiating from the wood burning stove, smells of fresh baked bread permeating the air, the cluck of chickens in the coop to the sound of chicken sizzling as it fries in the old cast iron skillet…

The home place

Acrylic meets alcohol meets photography

…and not the kind you drink!

Started with acrylic paint on a ceramic tile.  Let dry. Paint another color on tile with a 50/50 paint to water mix.

Flicks of 91% rubbing alcohol to create bubble effects.  Let dry.

Repeat process with another color mixed 50/50 and splatter rubbing alcohol on this layer.

Sprinkle large glitter on paint while still wet.  Let dry and spray with acrylic clear spray.

Photograph the results with different angles and lighting.

Ta-da!!  Click on image for a larger view.

A Mother’s Wish

Image by Joyce Meyer
Prairie Flag Series ~ Blended Photography by Joyce Meyer

A mother’s wish…

 

 

Spooky Night filled with giggles and glee

Happy Halloween from the Meyer Family and the spider guarding the bin door!  You have to have a little fun in life, right?

spidertimeline1Canon 5D Mark 2 ~ Blend of Sunset at the Slough and three layers of the same spider image tweaked with saturation and color adjustments.