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eleisa barbour
Works at Natural and Fine Art Photography
Lives in North Carolina
Have her in circles
36,834 people
artist with a camera
dances with light
  • Natural and Fine Art Photography
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Other names
elies, jkelies, moonwulff
i am a photographer ~ i take pictures
Picture taking, music loving, book reading, nomadic, random thinking, haiku writing, garden keeping, android driving, social media junkie 

*ENFP*  Time Zone EST ~ ( GMT-05:00 )

I always thought of photography as a naughty thing to do - that was one of my favorite things about it, and when I first did it, I felt very perverse.  ~Diane Arbus 

Most people go through life dreading they'll have a traumatic experience. Freaks were born with their trauma. They've already passed their test in life. They're aristocrats.  ~Diane Arbus 

I never have taken a picture I’ve intended. They’re always better or worse. ~ Diane Arbus

ok. it's a given. i am enchanted by diane arbus.


Dr Iannis to Pelagia, his daughter.

"And another thing. Love is a temporary madness, it erupts like volcanoes and then subsides. And when it subsides you have to make a decision. You have to work out whether your roots have so entwined together that it is inconceivable that you should ever part. Because this is what love is. Love is not breathlessness, it is not excitement, it is not the desire to mate every second of the day. It is not the promulgation of promises of eternal passion. It is not lying awake at night imagining that he is kissing every part of your body. No… don’t blush. I am telling you some truths. That is just being ‘in love’, which any fool can do. Love itself is what is left over when being in love has burned away, and this is both an art and a fortunate accident. Your mother and I had it, we had roots that grew towards each other underground, and when all the pretty blossoms had fallen from our branches we found that we were one tree and not two. […] Doesn’t sound very exciting, does it? Trust me, it is."

- Louis de Bernières in Corelli’s Mandolin 


* Also look for me on twitter and Facebook / Links are somewhere here, good grief where did they move them?....

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Marietta Georgia - Raleigh NC - Radford Virginia - Winston-Salem NC - Southern Pines NC - Fayetteville NC



What we are doing to the forests of the world is but a mirror reflection of what we are doing to ourselves and to one another.

~ Mahatma Gandhi

re-share for #EarthDay  

#MyBeautifulEarth   #EarthDay2014  
+TIME +Google+ +My Beautiful Earth 

Chimping Tuesday #chimpingtuesday : +Chimping Tuesday curated by +Ken Ilio +Kenneth Yerro Ilio

Landscape Art Tuesday #landscapearttuesday : +LandscapeArtTuesday curated by +Christina Deubel

Lonely Chair Tuesdays #lonelychairtuesdays : +Lonely Chair Tuesdays curated by +Rachel Tine +Lauri Novak

Portrait Tuesday #portraittuesday : +PortraitTuesday curated by +Laura Balc +Tana Teel

Tree Tuesday #treetuesday : +Tree Tuesday curated by +Christina Lawrie +Shannon S. Myers

Got Framed #gotframed : +Got Framed curated by +Eric Raeber

Iconic Family Photos #iconicfamilyphoto curated by +Ed Dombrowski

Texture Blend Photography #textureblendphotograpy : +Texture Blend Photography curated by +Gemma Costa

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So glad to see a #gotframed , every once in a while. Superb work +eleisa barbour 
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finally a new phone
I think this will work out just fine


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+April Hill I edited this with Snapseed. Next post is without edit.... Thinking I prefer the softer version .
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And Then It Was Less Bleak Because We Said So

Today there has been so much talk of things exploding
into other things, so much that we all become curious, that we
all run outside into the hot streets
and hug. Romance is a grotto of eager stones
anticipating light, or a girl whose teeth
you can always see. With more sparkle and pop
is the only way to live. Your confetti tongue explodes
into acid jazz. Small typewriters
that other people keep in their eyes
click away at all our farewell parties. It is hard
to pack for the rest of your life. Someone is always
eating cold cucumber noodles. Someone will drop by later
to help dismantle some furniture. A lot can go wrong
if you sleep or think, but the trees go on waving
their broken little hands.


#FloralFriday  +FloralFriday +Tamara Pruessner +Beth Akerman +Kiki Nelson +Eustace James 

#close2home : +Close2Home curated by +José Juan Escudero +Rebecca Johnson +Howard Weitzel +Shaun Stewart +Pia Raben +David Pond +Brett Sivits +john adams

#dailydepthoffield : +Daily Depth Of Field curated by +Virgil Cowen +Vince Ong +f.a. fiebig +Nuraini Ghaifullah

#purplecircle : +PurpleCircle curated by +Alexis Coram +Sinead Sam McKeown +Lynn Langmade +Craig Szymanski

#flowerpower : +FLOWER POWER curated by +Edith Kukla

#plusphotoextract curated by +Jarek Klimek

#SOOC   #flowerphotography   #floralphotography   #wisteria   #purple  
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Thanks +Tamara Pruessner
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so this is what i think about that

The only thing I fear more than change is no change.
The business of being static makes me nuts.

~ Twyla Tharp

#catsallovertheworld : +CATS all over the World curated by +Edith Kukla +Robert SKREINER

#catsbigandsmallthebest : +Cats Big And Small The Best curated by +Mark HELM

#onecatadaykeepsthedoctoraway : +OneCatADay - Photo Theme Page curated by +Sandra Deichmann
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Thanks everyone! (Now how to top this next week. )
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thank you so much +ted kelly and know that I did not see anything wrong with your comment. I found it interesting that the sweet spot below the birds on the image magically fell in the general area that the pings have been heard. That portion was not planned.

thank you for the additional comment about my work winks
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Ran the previous image through Snapseed. Thinking I might prefer it SOOC or would that be SOOP? 
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+eleisa barbour lmao!
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Hoppy Easter !

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thank you +Isabelle Fortin ♥
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I looked out this morning and the sun was gone 
Turned on some music to start my day 
I lost myself in a familiar song 
I closed my eyes and I slipped away 

Boston- More than A Feeling

#firefighterfriday : +#FireFighterFriday curated by +Sean Stevens

Food Friday #foodfriday : +FoodFriday curated by +D. DeMonteverde +Jenn Oliver +Natty Netsuwan

All Things Black and White #allthingsblackandwhite : +All Things Monochrome curated by +Charles Lupica

Monochrome World #monochromeworld : +Monochrome World curated by +andi rivarola

Nightscapes #nightscapes : +Nightscapes curated by +Christopher Prins

Street Photography #streetphotography : +StreetPhotography curated by +Maria Roco +Tatiana Parmeeva

#blackandwhitephotography   #blackandwhite      #monochrome  
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I'll take some!
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“I don't remember the moment I knew I was broken...but I do know the moment I began to feel fixed. It was the day the green eyed boy fell in love with me.”

~ John Goode, Maybe With a Chance of Certainty

+Tree Tuesday +Christina Lawrie +Shannon S. Myers +Kim Troutman +Allan Cabrera +Ralph Mendoza  #TreeTuesday  

#bokehtuesday : curated by +Bob Baxley

#springfevertuesday : +SpringFeverTuesday curated by +Vesna Krnjic

#flowerpower : +FLOWER POWER curated by +Edith Kukla

#floralphotography   #flowerphotography   #solarflare  
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Thanks so much +Marco Bohnenkamp
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He who fights with monsters might take care lest he thereby become a monster. Is not life a hundred times too short for us to bore ourselves?

~ Friedrich Nietzsche

#MacroMonday  with +Jeff Moreau and +Sandra Parlow 

sub themed the end

Goodbye Winter
well Hello there Spring

#dofmonday : +DOFMonday curated by +Mark Hall +Mara Acoma +Alan Gurling +Nigel Smith

#naturemonday : +NatureMonday curated by +Jen Baptist +Rolf Hicker

#close2home : +Close2Home curated by +José Juan Escudero +Rebecca Johnson +Howard Weitzel +Shaun Stewart +Pia Raben +David Pond +Brett Sivits +john adams

#dailydepthoffield : +Daily Depth Of Field curated by +Virgil Cowen +Vince Ong +f.a. fiebig +Nuraini Ghaifullah

#flowerpower : +FLOWER POWER curated by +Edith Kukla

#lowanglephotography : +Low Angle Photography curated by +Jeremy Lavender

#macro4all : +Macro4All curated by +Shane Williams +Walter Soestbergen

#theniftyfiftygalore : +The Nifty Fifty Galore curated by +Peter Gogolin +Niklas Hartz

#photosquared  +Gene Bowker +PhotoSquared 

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thank you +Jeff Moreau and +Sandra Parlow 
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