Thursday, January 1, 2009

Happy New Year 2009

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Happy New Year
and wishing you health and happiness


Click on the photo for a larger view


Arizona Desert © 2006 Martha Mullens

Troy and Martha

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45 comments:

John said...

Happy New Year!

Lilli & Nevada said...

Happy New Year to you as well
Love the beautiful B&W beach, nice

Kathiesbirds said...

Hi Troy and Martha! So, you've been here before! Nice contrast and subtle gray tones. Perfect! Happy New year! Happy SWF!

RuneE said...

Impressive indeed! Do I see some HDR?

Happy New Year to both of you!

Ana said...

I am fan of black and white photography, and now of this photo too. Very, very nice. Happy swf

Steffi said...

Happy New Year 2009 and Happy SWF!Really nice picture!

Pat - An Arkansas Stamper said...

That's a wonderful photo, Martha! The scene is very impressive in black & white.

Wishing you and Troy and very happy new year.

Your EG Tour Guide said...

This is very nice in B&W! All the best in 2009!

Louise said...

Made for black and white! Spectacular shot!

imac said...

Wonderful B/W shot.

Gill - That British Woman said...

great photos......

Gill in Canada

Raven said...

Really nice photo of sky and beach - love all the textures.

vincibene said...

WOW!

Enlarged, a fantastic view!

Bob Johnson said...

Beautiful shot Martha, love B&W. All the best to you and yours in 2009!

Anna said...

Troy and Martha, excellent. Happy New Year. Anna :)

Genie said...

Wow, perfectly captured. Amazing! That's art!

esnorway said...

nice pic happy new year

Arija said...

Marthe, that is a beautiful B&W shot.
A very Happy New Year to you both with lots of new adventures!

indicaspecies said...

It's an enigmatic photograph of the Arizona Desert..wow!

My best wishes to you, Troy & Martha, for a happy New Year and all the best for 2009.

- celine
http://indicainq8.wordpress.com

The Arthur Clan said...

Your B&W conversion of this photo is so dramatic and stunning.

Rose said...

That is one AWESOME photo!

Gaelyn said...

I love it! And wonder where it was taken in AZ. Great contrast.

happilyretired said...

Stunning photo!!! Thanks for sharing and Happy New Year to YOU ;--)
Hugs and blessings,

Dewdrop said...

Amazing capture in almost a panoramic view... looks like it just goes on forever! Magnificent work, Martha!

Thanks for the link to the shelf cloud, Troy. I do like it VERY MUCH!

T and S said...

Troy & Martha : A very happy new year to both of you and your dear ones.

That image is absolutely incredible. It looks so innocuous in the normal post size and the most you click on it and see the actual image. You have a jaw dropping experience. Awesome

AphotoAday said...

What a shot!
Impressive scenery -- well captured...
Best regards, Don

Rocky Mtn. Girl said...

An impressive post! Whoa, I am amazed!

All the best to you for a wonderful 2009!!

~Michele~

Trying to Stay Calm! said...

~HAPPY NEW YEAR~ Just wanted to remind you the Happy New Year offer ends Mon. Jan. 5th at noon for the free 8x10 print. Spread the word for people to post and e-mail David Bowman by then :) Have a beautiful Sunday! ♥ Hugs! Shauna

Michael Palmer said...

Happy New Year

WOW!! Stunning Shot!

Travis said...

Beautiful. Happy New Year

Rosadimaggio63 said...

Fantastica foto.-
Bellissima, stupenda in bianco e nero !!!
:-) Hi

kjpweb said...

Same to the both of you!
Cheers, Klaus


P.S.: I'm finally back from my hiatus and will be posting a boatload of new stuff! ;)

Stacey Huston said...

Beautiful black and white.. Hope all is well with you both..

Shellmo said...

The black and white brings out such wonderful beauty in the landscape! Happy New Year!

Cicero Sings said...

Is all well with you two? There's been no posts in a great number of days?!

Kate said...

Beautgiful shot. We (my husband and I) also love travel and roam around teh West in our motorhome.

Kate
cholulared.blogspot.com

Dewdrop said...

Troy... WHERE ARE YOU?!

Scotty Graham said...

Love the photo, Troy and Martha...

Happy New Year to you too....where have you been the last couple of weeks??

Hope to see you soon with your new photos....

Scotty

Bz said...

It's been about a month... I sure all is well with you both.

It's Time to Live... said...

I keep following your adventures and travels.... been a while since the last post.

Kathiesbirds said...

When are you coming back?

Pat - An Arkansas Stamper said...

Hey, Ho! I'm missing you folks! Hope all is well.

CrazyCath said...

Hi Guys! Are you taking a break too?

That is one awesome photo. Brilliant shot. Of course, I expected nothing less from you two... :)

Michele said...

Just popping by to see how you are doing and just missing your posts...
I pray all is well.

Hug♥

Brian said...

What a wonderful beautiful photo, hope you give us more.

Brian

A bit late but Happy New Year