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Natural sepia colored dried out plant


Natural beauty ©copyright2014owpp

Natural beauty
©copyright2014owpp

A quick Hello to all!
This photo was taken deep in the winter month of December
the plant had dried out in the dunes by the sea & had
a natural sepia color…
The photo is completely untouched, it’s what makes this plant
so special & this shot so unique, at least in my opinion ūüôā
What do you think?

starlings on Otmoor (Amazing display of nature!)


A display of nature’s beauty and perfection I wanted to share with all of you!
Enjoy it ūüôā

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Uploaded on Feb 21, 2007
http://www.keepturningleft.co.uk for more bird films. The starlings are an astonishing thing to see – Near Oxford – England. This was filmed at an RSPB reserve called Otmoor. It is the most remarkable thing I have ever seen – and as a video camerman I have seen some pretty amazing things.

The music is from a companny called CSS Music. The track is “soaring with the sun” – .

I have just received this

Hi, Dylan. I got your contact information from your beautiful YouTube video published in February 2007.

Audubon Magazine published a wonderful article about starling flock behavior earlier this year: http://www.audubonmagazine.org/featur…
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My favorite segment from the article:

Like drivers on a freeway, starlings dont appear to mind having neighbors nearby on their sides‚ÄĒor above and below, for that matter‚ÄĒas long as they have open space ahead. That makes sense, since the presence of a clear path in the direction of travel minimizes the likelihood of collisions should the birds need to shift their course abruptly, as is likely when a falcon attacks. But whats really nifty about this spatial asymmetry is that the researchers have been able to use it to calculate the number of neighbors to which each starling pays close attention‚ÄĒa quantified elaboration of Pottss chorus line idea. By looking at correlations between the movements of neighboring starlings, they can show that each bird always pays attention to the same number of neighbors, whether theyre closer or farther away. How many neighbors is that? Six or seven, says Cavagna, who points out that starlings in flocks can almost always see many more nearby birds‚ÄĒ but the number may be closely tied to birds cognitive ability.

The direction of the flock can be coordinated by each birds tracking six or seven other birds. Remarkable. This is a very different kind of cognitive skill.

if you want to know more about the science try this

http://ccl.northwestern.edu/netlogo/m…

Dylan

The bubble


The bubble ©copyright2013owpp

The bubble
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A little spark
From a holiday
Nearing
To its end
A bubble
To walk
On water
To pretend…

All that, much more… or rotten potatoes-16.6.2013


There's life on Mars! ©copyright2013owpp

There’s life on Mars!
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I had forgotten a bag of potatoes in my balcony.
They were partying while beauty was in the making ūüôā
Two months later these were the results.

Enjoy the scenery!

All that, much more… or rotten potatoes
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Wearing the hats of an Ascot race
Tentacles stretching out in a plea
Clamoring the human race
For ostentation and allure,

Whichever way you look at me,
Flash your interpretation through
The lens of your soul.
See the bumps and cracks,

Flesh withering, rotting back to life,
Wrinkles and scratches,
Abandoned at a party in a pantry…
Forgotten to nature happening…

To the unfold of beauty in the making.
See it all in its synchronicity.
Love me for I am forever returning.
Expanding, growing…

A reflection in the firth of your desires.
See all that or… decay with no glory.
A smell to toss in an instinct of preservation
Applying the laws of order and cleanliness

Never questioning the
Possibilities of magic happening,
Foulness dissolving into beauty
Mold, as a compass to our mien (1)

Sprouts, extensions to barriers
Crevasses, detour… the scenic route
Catch even a glimpse of life on Mars
Or the gossiper thriving on some

Dripping, luscious, slippery news.
All that and much more, for every eye
Has a story, every mind a book.
Or, just take a glance and toss

Without a second thought,
The rotten potato.
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Mien (1)

1. Bearing or manner, especially as it reveals an inner state of mind: “He was a Vietnam veteran with a haunted mien” (James Traub).
2. An appearance or aspect.

[Alteration (influenced by French mine, appearance) of Middle English demeine, demeanor, from Old French, from demener, to behave; see demean1.]

potato art  ©copyright2013owpp

potato art
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potato spider ©copyright2013owpp

potato spider
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bumps & crevasses...the scenic route ©copyright2013owpp

bumps & crevasses…the scenic route
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old age :) ©copyright2013owpp

old age ūüôā
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potato plants gossiping ©copyright2013owpp

potato plants gossiping
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tentacles stretching out in a plea ©copyright2013owpp

tentacles stretching out in a plea
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potato map ©copyright2013owpp

potato map
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resilient ©copyright2013owpp

resilient
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isn't life quite something? ©copyright2013owpp

isn’t life quite something?
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abstract ©copyright2013owpp

abstract
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the caller ©copyright2013owpp

the caller
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Hey!There IS life on Mars! ©copyright2013owpp

Hey!There IS life on Mars!
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Spider monster!!! ©copyright2013owpp

Spider monster!!!
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Beauty revealed ©copyright2013owpp

Beauty revealed
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The Royal Ascot... ©copyright2013owpp

The Royal Ascot…
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Perpetual entrance ©copyright2013owpp

Perpetual entrance
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Everywhere I go…


Enchanting! ©copyright2013owpp

Enchanting!
©copyright2013owpp

Everywhere I go
Carpets of flowers
Calling to its owner
Testimony of rebirth
A poem in renewal

Among cement, bricks & stones…


Yellow in a splash! ©copyright2013owpp

Yellow in a splash!
©copyright2013owpp

Among cement,
Bricks and stones
A dash of frills
Yellow in a splash
Decorates this town
As the skillful borders
Of a lace artwork…

A town in bloom ©copyright2013owpp

A town in bloom
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Dead tree and beauty


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©copyright2013owpp

Dead tree
You speak of
Sculpture and beauty