A Place To Rest

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© Andrea Petersen
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...And his rest shall be glorious...Isaiah 11:10

A robin red breast
Found a place to rest
On the old grader wheel,
After spending many hours
Digging for its meal.
The glory of a bird and flowers
Amongst the Canterbury Bells,
Is the story nature tells...

Poetry by me AJP

An American Robin flew to the antique road grader wheel as if on cue, where it stood for the few seconds it took to shoot this image..I felt extremely happy, lucky and blessed to capture this spontaneous moment:)....I had been following behind the robin as it was digging for worms and was going to take a picture of it on the ground when it had a better idea for the location of the photo shoot.

14 responses

  • Donald Garrett

    Donald Garrett gave props (3 Jul 2011):

    Looks like Mr. Robin likes those Canterbury Bells too! Great light and color here.

  • Judy and Wayne Wanamaker

    Judy and Wayne Wanamaker gave props (3 Jul 2011):

    Beautifully seen, Andrea! What a great natural pose.

  • Susan Littlefield

    Susan Littlefield gave props (4 Jul 2011):

    You couldn't have posed this shot any better!! Excellent capture, perfect timing!

  • Richard Knight

    Richard Knight gave props (4 Jul 2011):

    Classic elements. Worthy of publication.

  • je suis moi

    je suis moi gave props (4 Jul 2011):


  • Tiia Vissak

    Tiia Vissak gave props (4 Jul 2011):

    a lovely find!

  • Ann Reece

    Ann Reece   gave props (4 Jul 2011):

    Mr. Robin wanted a pretty setting for his portrait : ). Great photo and luck on this one, Andrea!

  • Sonia Adam Murray

    Sonia Adam Murray gave props (4 Jul 2011):


  • Dunja Kolar

    Dunja Kolar gave props (6 Jul 2011):

    great photo

  • eithne mythen

    eithne mythen gave props (6 Jul 2011):

    Love the comp and the different elements, very nice..

  • Regenia Brabham

    Regenia Brabham gave props (6 Jul 2011):

    What a smart and photogenic Robin. Great timing and capture!

  • Roxana Brivent-Barnes

    Roxana Brivent-Barnes said (7 Jul 2011):

    Another beauty!

  • Heather Mellon

    Heather Mellon gave props (8 Jul 2011):

    He made a great choice, and you got a great capture!! This is one of those magic moments a person longs for..

  • Shirley Valencia

    Shirley Valencia   said (14 Jul 2011):

    this looks like a postcard!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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