Sunday, July 05, 2009

Odd jobs -

"The Rainmaker"
digitally manipulated photograph by Mick Mather
"... from the north, crossing a failed field of dusty stubble,
came the rainmaker, making his way to a croppers' shack ..."

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Blogger John said...

up early....another great image and siena wonderful.

4:41 AM  
Blogger SusuPetal said...

That's quite an odd job, indeed! No need for that handy man right now.

He looks sad, though, maybe he can make a small visit during the night?

4:45 AM  
Blogger Mick said...

It appears that the rainmaker got earlier still! :)

Too much rain there already, Susu? I always thought that a perfect good weather solution would be to have just a few hours of rain in the middle of the night.

10:21 AM  
Blogger Mary Stebbins Taitt said...

Very cool! This is super. Evocative!

I have a rainmaker one, too. Mine has his hands up, over his head.

I'll see if I can find it--it resonates with this one.

10:47 AM  
Blogger Mary Stebbins Taitt said...

(It may have died in my computer failure though!)

10:48 AM  
Blogger Mary Stebbins Taitt said...

I found and posted mine--but I may do another if I have time.

11:13 AM  
Blogger Mick said...

Mary Stebbins Taitt:
First, thanks for the enthusiastic comment. I have to admit that yours certainly does resonate with this one ... I like both but prefer the top one. :D

11:22 AM  
Blogger hpy said...

Sometimes - like when looking on this rainmaker - I have the feeling that you and Susu are inspiring each other!

1:37 AM  
Blogger Mick said...

I can't speak for Susu, but all of you are an inspiration to me. If any of my work inspires some of you, then I've accomplished another important task as an artist. :)

8:36 AM  
Blogger Seth said...

One of my favorites. Love the colors and the composition. And the title too!

9:27 PM  
Blogger Mick said...

No sooner did I finish this than it began to rain! :O

9:29 AM  
Blogger Elegia said...

I looks a bit snow. Middle of the summer!

12:41 AM  
Blogger Mick said...

Yes, all those puffs of dandelion, milkweed and cattail seed blowing everywhere ... summer snow!

5:59 AM  

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