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When I wake up in the morning light....

By NDODS    
As soon as my wife drew back the bedroom curtains, I thought to myself that today was going to be a new start after such a terrible couple of days. I knew exactly which image would be most suitable, it was captured not long after suffering my second bleed, and is often a source of hope, and a reminder, that each day is a new beginning. I just hope that this rather bright morning leads on to better times ahead.

Before I go I would like to thank you all at EPZ for your most comforting and kind words since joining EPZ, but even more so over the rather difficult times that I have had to go through lately. I know that I am not alone, there is always around to and above listen to without providing sympathy, but just a little comforting understanding.

Thanks to you all.

Highest regards Nathan

Tags: Rain Day Light New Window Architecture Hope Starting Fresh Beginning Comforting

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yes bright here to,yes lets hope the sun showing at last will bring better fortune for us all and better times for you Nathan......regards best wishes William

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barbarahirst 9 27 12 United Kingdom
11 May 2012 8:20AM
What an emotional image with your write up .
Isn't life wonderful ?
Pleased to hear it Nathan my good friend and fellow northeastener, we all need something sometime in our life and whatever does you good is worth a lot, EPZ has many good members who care not just about our photos but for the person behide the shot, Have a good day Nathan you deserve it.

moiral 7 12 Scotland
11 May 2012 9:07AM
'When I wake up in the morning light' - lyrics to an old Bill withers song - Lovely Day. Hope you have one today, you deserve it. I wholeheartedly agree with John's comment, many of us care about the person, who becomes the new friend to us. Have a good one Grin. Moira
11 May 2012 9:12AM
Very well suited to echo the sadness, and hope, of your words.
mrswoolybill Plus
11 1.2k 1911 United Kingdom
11 May 2012 9:26AM
Green, vibrant light filtering in through the haze. This says so much.
Plus it's beautifully composed and exposed.
You're in a good place here. Take care,
Lillian Plus
8 22 17 United Kingdom
11 May 2012 9:47AM
Beautifully captured vision outwards here Nathan
a window of hope, something we all need
lovely words with wonderful write up
hope that you are soon on the mend
and love the image
woolybill1 Plus
11 23 72 United Kingdom
11 May 2012 9:51AM
A simple image that stirs a wealth of emotions.
Wordsworth had no camera but expressed the same thought in words:

To me the meanest flower that blows can give
Thoughts that do often lie too deep for tears.

You are quite right, Nathan: we do stick up for each other.
nonur Plus
9 17 13 Turkey
11 May 2012 10:07AM
I agree with all the sentiments and good wishes expressed above me. I really love this shot a lot. It's so well taken, the colour contrast is so lovely and that latch adds a lot to the image, it has such a nice form. One of my favorite shots of yours.
UrbaneMagick 6 172 1 United Kingdom
11 May 2012 10:21AM
there's a song there somewhere Nathan.. good image.

outlook also suits "its a new dawn, its a new day".

best wishes.

Metro6R4 7 3 1 United Kingdom
11 May 2012 10:56AM
I like this style of photography, dreamy..............
ChiliMan 11 135 17 Singapore
11 May 2012 11:38AM
So simple, so beautiful, so perfect. And that is one ultra cool window handle Grin

Here's to better times ahead for you, Nathan Smile

mex 10 27 3 United Kingdom
11 May 2012 11:55AM
It's all been said nathan, better times to come Wink
cheers phil.
Paul_cats Plus
12 61 22 Scotland
11 May 2012 12:00PM
Good shot nicely presented and excellent title.
Joline Plus
11 30 53 United States
11 May 2012 12:26PM
This image speaks to me of hope and faith. The new day brings a promise...
Keep your spirits up and your thoughts positive.
taggart Plus
13 47 13 United States
11 May 2012 12:47PM
This is one of those warm, comforting domestic images that please the eye as well as the heart! The light coming thru the doorway says 'Welcome"
I hope there is an abundance of sunshine today for you!
Jasper87 Plus
8 2.0k 150 England
11 May 2012 1:06PM
You've expressed it far better than I could, Nathan. Take heart, keep strong.... Dave
mikbee 11 3 8 Scotland
11 May 2012 2:59PM
A simple shot Nathan,but so meaningful with your words.
A bleak view through that glass,
but perhaps a positive outlook too !!
helenlinda Plus
10 360 22 United Kingdom
11 May 2012 6:34PM
Its such a fresh picture - and full of hope - SmileSmile
Glad you are feeling in a slightly better place Nathan SmileSmile
netta1234 6 382 2 Wales
11 May 2012 8:23PM
Glad you are feeling better, Congrats on your award again today for this simple,but great shotSmileSmile
I like the coziness of this image.. Your words were expressed much more powerfully than I could. Needless to say we all wish the very best for you Nathan, & your images have been a delight...
Keep positive and strong
annettep38 Plus
6 218 40 Costa Rica
12 May 2012 7:52AM
Remind me so much of April.... Great you coul see beauty in it! Well presented!
12 May 2012 9:10AM
good narrative here Nathan and with the capture of the window of hope the sentiment is complete

12 May 2012 3:48PM
Another great shot, kindest regards Jamie.
rayme330 6 17 1 United Kingdom
12 May 2012 9:35PM
We cannot see through the window in your picture as we cannot see what lies ahead for any of us, but as you say we are not alone, and perhaps we can take comfort from that.
I share the sentiments expressed by your many friends on EPZ and wish you well.


A wonderful picture. There is a lot of feeling coming from such a simple scene.
But I am certain you are expressing yourself with this one. A good lesson is
learnt from this its not just a good scene you should try for but a one which
has expression also. Well done. WesternRed.
almiles 8 38 102 United Kingdom
14 May 2012 9:12AM
This kind of shot is hard to do Nathan because everything needs to be perfect when the composition is so minimalist. You've managed it though, the exposure, the sharpness and the vibrant colours are superb along with the slight melancholy of the rain on the window. Not to mention your subtext. Sorry to hear life's been tough lately, I hope things pick up and producing your great images give you another drive to keep you soldiering on! Smile
avacreates 6 448 1 United Kingdom
16 May 2012 1:39AM
I came here to thank you for the vote and comment and found a wealth of imagination, memories and worthiness. I hope that your imagination is the key to your wellness - be well, be free from whatever harms you - every morning is a new beginning
19 May 2012 3:13AM
Thank you for your vote on Cuba window mural Nathan...I love your window shot, it sets the mood and is peaceful the colors form an artistic representation. Despina

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