Renew Year


“The journey, Not the destination matters…”

~T.S.Eliot

 

Landscapes, Photography, California, Nature, Art, Inspiration,

Where To?

 

Landscapes, Photography, California, Nature, Art, Inspiration,

Make Waves

 

Landscapes, Photography, California, Nature, Art, Inspiration,

Uphill Climb

 

“The seeker embarks on a journey to find what he wants and discovers, along the way, what he needs.” 

~ Wally Lamb

 

Landscapes, Photography, California, Nature, Art, Inspiration, Black and White, Monochrome

It’s Complicated

 

Landscapes, Photography, California, Nature, Art, Inspiration, Black and White, Monochrome

Sunset Lovers

 

Landscapes, Photography, California, Nature, Art, Inspiration, Black and White, Monochrome

Joyful

 

“Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.”

~George Bernard Shaw

 

Landscapes, Photography, California, Nature, Art, Inspiration, Black and White, Monochrome

Taking Time

 

Landscapes, Photography, California, Nature, Art, Inspiration, Black and White, Monochrome

Where Life Leads You

 

Landscapes, Photography, California, Nature, Art, Inspiration, Black and White, Monochrome

Making Tracks

 

“And now we welcome the new year, full of things that have never been” 

~Rainer Maria Rilke

 

Landscapes, Photography, California, Nature, Art, Inspiration, Black and White, Monochrome

It’s Turbulent

 

Landscapes, Photography, California, Nature, Art, Inspiration, Black and White, Monochrome

Serenity Now

 

“Photography is a way of feeling, of touching, of loving. What you have caught on film is captured forever… It remembers little things, long after you have forgotten everything.”

~Aaron Siskin

 

 

These images were made in Santa Monica, California with my Fujifilm X-T2.

Happy New Year to all! 

 

Categories: Black and White, Landscapes, Nature, Photography, Street Photography, Things I've Seen..., TravelTags: , , , , , , , , , ,

105 comments

  1. Happy New Year, Jane!
    Hopefully not too many waves, but more of calm seas. 🙂

  2. so wunderful Jane. I love your Photography and the matching poems . I wish you a very exciting new year and hope all your dreams come true !! Love and best wishes…Dorie

  3. An inspiring collection of images and quotes Jane. The final serenity leaves me with a feeling of peace. Looking forward to following your photographic journey through 2018

  4. A wonderful review Jane. Happy New Year 🙂

  5. Great photos! Every single one is a piece of art!

  6. A wonderful collection of superb images and matching quotes, Jane. A true delight! As every one is saying, you are an inspiration to us all.
    Wishing you a Happy 2018! x

  7. Wow! My favourites are “It’s complicated” and “Serenity Now” You are an inspiration to many followers!

  8. Stunning pictures – as always! All the best for you!

  9. I love that final quote, Jane. Whether complicated, turbulent, or joyful (I especially love those images!) the new year will surely surprise us. I look forward to seeing what surprises pop up here in future months!

  10. Wish You the best for the New Year, 2018. Thank you for 2017!

  11. Great Jane, love them all! Happy New Year to you and your family! Also wishing you many beautiful and joyful photo moments! 🙂
    Best regards, Heidi

  12. I’ll try to remember, when I forget. Happy New Year!

  13. Really great post jane…very inspiring for this new year👍👍👍😜😜🍾I’m ready for the climb 😘wishing u 2 everything magical in 2018👍👍🍾🍾🍾

    • Thank you April, my friend, for your encouraging words and steadfast following of my work. It means so much to me. Wishing you and Gary a marvelous 2018 and I sure hope our paths cross sometime soon! 😘

  14. Just a gorgeous photoset Jane – I really enjoyed viewing them. Have a Happy New year – James 🙂

  15. Happy New Year Jane. I’m looking forward to more of your outstanding photography in 2018.

  16. A wonderful way to start the new year, Jane! May 2018 bring you peace, good health and endless photo opportunities.

  17. Happy New Year Jane! Wonderful post

  18. Jane, what beautiful and striking images to end the year.
    Without question, “It’s Complicated” is my favorite. It is as the title implies, complicated but my eye keeps returning the the three workers. What’s fun about the image is I keep looking for new information. It’s not an image to look at briefly and move on. That makes it special for me.
    Happy New Year and my 2018 be a year of continued success.

    • Hi Tim, Your reaction to that image means a lot– thank you so much. I was so taken by that scene and envisioned it in monochrome. The composition of the figures working in the grid was so pleasing to me. Glad you agree. Wishing you a wonderful and creative 2018! It’s been great sharing work together on WP.

  19. Wonderful collection of relatable and thought-provoking images! All my best to you in 2018! 🙂

  20. Beautiful series, Jane. Have a happy and healthy new year.

  21. This is so great, Jane. Love the combo of your beautiful images and the wisdom for a starting a new year. Wishing you a most inspired and creative one!

  22. Yep! It’s going to be quite a year!

  23. 🙂 Happy New Year to you, too!
    Are you based in Santa Monica? Some of the places look so familiar (even before I saw the Santa Monica sign on one of your pics).
    All the best to you!
    Claudia 🙂

  24. Amazing photography as always, Jane! Have a wonderful and inspired 2018!

  25. Beautiful contribution for a New Year’s beginning, Jane. Wish you a splendid New Year 2018, filled with inspiration and creativity

  26. Wonderful images. I especially love “Taking Time”. Happy New Year Jane. May 2018 be all you could wish for.
    Alison

  27. Great cross section of remembrances … Happy New Year my friend!

  28. And a fab 2018 to you too Jane. With many more wonderful images to make and share 🙂

  29. Beautiful images, Jane. I esp. love the last one. Wishing you wonderful adventures in the year ahead!

  30. Your photos are magnificent. Thanks!
    Happy New Year!

  31. Beautiful, as always. Looking forward to what you capture in 2018. Happy New Year!

  32. Wonderful images, inspiring captions, what a lovely tribute to the departing year!
    Wishing you all the very best for 2018!

  33. Wishing you and your loved ones a wonderful 2018…full of lots of visual treasures, peace, satisfaction, and good health. Beautiful images and wise words are always inspiring.

  34. Thank you for all your beautiful posts this year. Our warmest wishes for the New Year to you both, Sally and Jock in Sydney

  35. Wonderful 2018 to you too. And thank you for all your photo inspirations from 2017.

  36. Excellent choices Jane. You’re becoming a real So Cal gal 😊. Are u still there??

  37. Happy. New. Year. 😍

  38. Wonderful as always! It was been interesting to watch your development as an artist (and photographer). Happy new year from all of us!

  39. Some great images, Jane Happy New Year!

  40. Great images Jane especially the one with the construction workers. Seems like they posed for you!

  41. Hi jane wonderful pictures my favorite are the 1st, 4th and 10th one.
    I wish you a happy and interestig new year

  42. Happy New Year Jane! It’s been a real treat seeing your photography all year long. I’m look forward to more great images in 2018!

  43. Uniquely your own vision, which I think is great.

  44. Happy New Year Jane 🙂 It looks like you are giving your XT-2 a real workout and enjoying it. Isn’t Fuji Love awesome ?

  45. Great images Jane……wishing you all the best for 2018

  46. your photographs are passionate and show all your sensitivity and look. 2018 of much peace and harmony.

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