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Guy Ricketts Photography Poster featuring the photograph Monuments Of Hardiness by Guy Ricketts
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Monuments Of Hardiness Poster


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Monuments Of Hardiness poster by Guy Ricketts.   Our posters are produced on acid-free papers using archival inks to guarantee that they last a lifetime without fading or loss of color. All posters include a 1" white border around the image to allow for future framing and matting, if desired.

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Atlanta, GA

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Spectacular shot, Guy!11 Love the color, light and POV! What a marvelous treehouse tree! v/f

Guy Ricketts replied:

Thank you so much, Hanne!

Guy Ricketts replied:

Thank you so much, Petko Pemaro!

Guy Ricketts replied:

Thank you very much, Petko Pemaro!

.. and voted!

Guy Ricketts replied:

Thank you, Pemaro!

I add this work to my favorite folder!

Guy Ricketts replied:

Thank you very much, Pemaro!

I like a lot!

Guy Ricketts replied:

Thank you, Pemaro.

love the composition....vf

Guy Ricketts replied:

Thank you very much, Barbara.

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"Trees" Splash red - A rush of autumn leaves that Bled away their beauty as they Died upon the breeze. Frost. Leaves lost. Stocky frames - Thinning at the dendrites - Animate their colour under dusk: A paling brown, Emerging grey - Deeper, darker - Leads to black: Silhouettes braced for winter, Like monuments of hardiness Against the freeze. Barely hanging overhead, charcoal-grey chassis Buckle under silent flow of ever-stacking billows While stings in the face foretell the ice-blight. An arrow-bound wind builds, Penetrating flesh, Whistling out its warning To the nakedness of winter woods - Fair-weather green coats too fickle for the stay. Summer died upon another eon. Autumn scampered from the chill. But the trees fought back; upheld their dignity - No fuss, pomp, or thrill. Copyright ￿ Mark R Slaughter 2010

About Guy Ricketts

Guy Ricketts

I graduated from Madonna University in 1988 with a BA in Commercial Art and one credit hour shy of a BA in Fine Art. I love taking pictures. It is an addiction. I have my camera with me EVERYWHERE, and I often see an irresistable shot practically EVERYWHERE. It's fun. It's exciting. Capturing an image that freezes a moment, holds an interesting visual and often puts an artistic spin on the everyday sights is just plain fun. And I love it. Having others see my pictures and enjoying them makes it all the more pleasant and enjoyable. That's how I went from buying my first digital camera a couple years ago to posting my photos on Fine Art America. I consider this a healthy addiction, and I doubt there is a cure. At least I wouldn't want to...

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