Inspired by Katie

“Be curious always! For knowledge will not acquire you; you must acquire it.” ~Sudie Back

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If you look at the title, view the image, read the quote and find yourself scratching your head…well, let me try to explain the background.

While visiting my father last week, I wandered over to the neighbor’s yard and grabbed a few quick shots.  The neighbor told me that her daughter had planted the flowers that I was admiring.  She added that Katie thought the seed packet said the blossoms would be 4 to 6 INCHES tall, but quickly learned that in reality the blossoms were 4 – 6 FEET tall!

Katie has a curious mind, and it is always interesting to see what new hobbies and activities she is exploring.  With each visit I learn of a new phase of learning and growing in Katie’s life.

I was curious as well.  I wondered what four layers of images would produce.  The image posted above is a composite of three shots of Katie’s flowers and one texture layer.

So, the moral of the story — “Be curious always.  For knowledge will not acquire you; you must acquire it.”

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12 Responses to Inspired by Katie

  1. Seriously seriously amazing, Sue. Simply fantastic!!

  2. Mike Wurth says:

    Curiously Amazing!

  3. Toni says:

    This is quite lovely, Sue. I’m so glad you came for a visit and commented. When my old laptop died, I lost a lot of my bookmarks, yours being one of them.

  4. elk says:

    what a treat~such a color filled photo yet soft…and TALL!

  5. Marcie says:

    Fantastic! Love the effect of the super-imposed images..the color..the blurr. Yes – be curious!!!

  6. Recently discovered your blog….
    I loved this image from the start…

  7. Anita says:

    LOVELY! I very much like the effect of 4 layers. Well done. I will have to try this.

  8. golly Sue…it’s special!!!

  9. oscarstavern says:

    I’ve done that… mistake plant size that is…

    neat effect!

    Nice!

  10. This is one of my FAVORITES!!! I love it!!

  11. P.J. says:

    Though photos can often tell a story, words can sometimes be so powerful with an image. I love the story to go with the quote and image. Very well done.

  12. i looooooove ur idea here! you’re so great with coming up with new ideas and this is one I just have to try!!!! It came out so perfect!

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