Winter Sun

winter sun

This is another image from yesterday’s incredible sunrise. You can just see the beginnings of a sun dog off to the left.

Still in awe.

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We cannot stop the winter or the summer from coming. We cannot stop the spring or the fall or make them other than they are. They are gifts from the universe that we cannot refuse. But we can choose what we will contribute to life when each arrives.

Gary Zukav

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Thanks for visiting …

Dorothy

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©Dorothy E. Chiotti … All Rights Reserved 2019 … Aimwell CreativeWorks

Winter Pastorale

Winter Pastorale

It thrills my heart to watch the day unfold in such an array of soft pastoral colour.

Every season has its beauty. When we live in the moment with Mother Nature she has the power to nurture our souls and help us rise to whatever challenges we may be facing. And sometimes she simply loves to remind us how much is ours to enjoy if we will just stop long enough to take it in.

During this busy time of celebration may you find time to commune quietly with the beauty of nature.

Seasons Greetings!

Dorothy

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©Dorothy E. Chiotti … All Rights Reserved 2018 … Aimwell CreativeWorks

Something to Celebrate …

One thing I’ve come to realize over time is that I’m not particularly good at blowing my own horn. My background is in public relations, but it was always about promoting or celebrating someone else. One of the hardest things I’ve had to learn over the years is how to celebrate my own achievements. So, here goes …

We have a WINNIE!!

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EQUUS Film Festival 2018 WINNIE Award for
Best Equestrian Photo Journal
*Unsung Heroines of the Horse Industry*

A year ago I took a chance on my first gallery exhibit in Toronto and 10 days ago, on my birthday weekend, I collected my first artistic award in New York City.

The video photo journal is linked in the menu. It’s short. If you have a moment, please check it out. It represents the beginning of a new chapter in my creative life … and is a gentle celebration of women who work behind the scenes to keep the equestrian world humming.

As a woman-of-a-certain-age finally able to pursue my passion for fine art photography, let me just say this … you’re never too old to dream. Never too old to learn how to celebrate your own achievements.

Age is, after all, just a number.

Thanks for visiting …

Dorothy

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©Dorothy E. Chiotti … All Rights Reserved 2018 … Aimwell CreativeWorks

EQUUS Film Festival here we come!

Mane Tamer

“The Mane Tamer” … one of the images featured in Unsung Heroines of the Horse Industry

 

BIG NEWS!

I am excited to announce that Unsung Heroines of the Horse Industry, a video collection of equestrian images celebrating women who work quietly in the background of the horse world, has been officially selected for EQUUS Film Festival 2018 under the category “Equestrian Photo Journal ~ English.”

Lunch time

“Supper Time”

This work was adapted from a photography exhibit created earlier in the year for the Urban Gallery’s “Women at Work” show during the ScotiaBank CONTACT Photography Festival in Toronto this past May.

The EQUUS Film Festival takes place in New York City and I’m thrilled to be able to attend.

Links to both the trailer and full video on YouTube are available in the menu of this blog.

I am grateful to all who have made this possible, and to you, my small legion of followers on this blog, for helping me to find my courage as a photographer.

As always, thank you for visiting …

Dorothy

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©Dorothy E. Chiotti … All Rights Reserved 2018 … Aimwell CreativeWorks