Awake

Sandi Mikuse

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Awake Photograph

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Stockton, AL - United States

Wow Sandi....mesmerizing...thought provoking...miss chatting with you...I am also going to get back into my Art very soon

Bend, OR - United States

What a captivating and mystical image Sandi. It points to what we all want - to be truly awake. Beautifully done.

Mosman, NS - Australia

What I so admire is your talent, and here especially, your empathy with your subject and your beautifully achieved high art photography, and I am so deeply moved by this image and all it conveys about the stillness within that occurs late in life, when one can sit quietly and think and remember......you've captured that rare time in life !........Compliments.v.f........VIVA

Sandi Mikuse replied:

Oh Vivian...thank you for such a beautiful, heartfelt compliment my dear, dear friend....thank you!

Perth, We - Australia

Sandi You Said: 'I'll be in a museum alright...when I'm old and I die and they stuff me!' - Well if anyone deserves to be stuffed and put into a museum - than it is you!!! That aside, your excellent, mysterious and magical art-photo gets my imagination going... :-)

Sandi Mikuse replied:

LOL! Hartmut...gee thanks! I think that's a compliment!!??? Always a treat to have you visit my friend!!

New Brunswick, NJ - United States

Great portrait!

Sandi Mikuse replied:

Thank you so much Vadim!!!! :)

Helsinki - Finland

Wauh!!! Fantastic... awesome... stunning! Yes, I just love it!

Sandi Mikuse replied:

Thank you for your enthusiastic compliment Kirsti!

Koh Samui, su - Thailand

Sandi, this is an outstanding image, much loved v/f and pinned

Sandi Mikuse replied:

Michelle...thank you so much for coming to visit and for your kind words!

Perth, We - Australia

Captured by this master-art photo again. It perfectly shows how our souls emerges from the dark, better described as learning experiences, and evolving towards the light. :-)

Sandi Mikuse replied:

What a great, thought-ful comment Hartmut! Thank you!

North Bay, On - Canada

Very nice work Sandi :) L/F

Sandi Mikuse replied:

Thank you so much Andrew!!!!

Kerrville, TX - United States

Very nice shot- Carravagio would like it too.

Sandi Mikuse replied:

Hey thank you Joe!!!

Silverthorne, CO - United States

Fabulous light and so mysterious....You are so talented, Sandi.... l/f

Sandi Mikuse replied:

Ah Fiona...thank you my friend!! YOU are the talented one, though, I must say!!

Redmond, WA - United States

Powerful and thoughtful Sandi...love the mood and warmth of this.. being fully awake and peaceful in the moment even if in darkness, yet not consumed by it nor fearful of it. Beautiful! LVF

Sandi Mikuse replied:

What an insightful, beautiful comment, Lori! Thank you!

Perth, We - Australia

Yes Barbara , I like the Lightening Sandi too ! :-) :-) :-)

Sandi Mikuse replied:

:) Thank you Hartmut, dear friend!

Wickenburg , AZ - United States

So serene, love the lighting Sandi

Sandi Mikuse replied:

Thank you so much Barbara!

Perth, We - Australia

What a superb and timeless portrait of a gentle, wise and caring woman. Perfect in color, light and composition. Sandi you captured a magical moment with your great Art-Photo.

Sandi Mikuse replied:

Ah Hartmut....thank you for your kind, kind words!

Berlin, Be - Germany

Mysterious and very talently!

Sandi Mikuse replied:

Hi Elena! Thank you!

La Plata, Bu - Argentina

Fantastic chiaroscuro!.Your description of the capture is like a little story and your Biography intro is beautiful and inspiring... L

Sandi Mikuse replied:

Ah Lazaro....thank you for such kind words my friend!

Alexander, ME - United States

Love the abstract feel of this Sandi, as well as the deep tones! f/v

Sandi Mikuse replied:

Thank you so much Bill....your kind comment is greatly appreciated!

Long Beach, CA - United States

I wasn't allowed to vote a second time. I'll tweet instead :)

Sandi Mikuse replied:

Ah thank you Heidi! :)))

Long Beach, CA - United States

Mysterious and intriguing image, Sandi! f/v

Sandi Mikuse replied:

Hi Heidi! Wonderful to see you here! Thank you for your kind words!

Fife, Sc - United Kingdom

Nice work Sandi. Peace and love my friend. F

Sandi Mikuse replied:

Thank you so much, Andrew! Peace and love right back at you my friend!!!

Nanaimo, BC - Canada

Gorgeous work Sandi!!

Sandi Mikuse replied:

Thank you so very much Inge! :))))))

Highlands Ranch, CO - United States

Mysterious, unique, wonderful artwork dear Sandi!!! Love it! Fav

Sandi Mikuse replied:

Hi Cristina! Thank you for such kind words dear friend! I am so glad you like this one! :)

Whitestone, NY - United States

Awake in fullness and stillness yes, Nirvana beautifully captured.....

Sandi Mikuse replied:

Thank you Omar...such kind words! :))

Wylie, TX - United States

Wow wonderful image Sandi and is a great photograph !! Take care, and have a wonderful week!!

Sandi Mikuse replied:

HI Deyanira...thank you!!!! You have a wonderful week too my dear!

Tabernacle, NJ - United States

Moonlight? Excellent decision and execution. A wonderful light and warm tone in this mysterious image. v/f

Sandi Mikuse replied:

Thank you so much Glenn for such a gracious comment!

SHINGLE SPRINGS & Hawaii Kai, CA - United States

Moving, ....like#43

Sandi Mikuse replied:

Thank you Cheryl! :)))

Columbus, OH - United States

I love this image and the fact that it is lit by the moon makes it even more magical!...fav/v42

Sandi Mikuse replied:

Thank you so very much Karen! :))

Belgrade - Yugoslavia

Very special and beautiful work Sandi :) Liked

Sandi Mikuse replied:

Hi Marija! Thank you my friend! :))))

Washington, D. - United States

This has such a mysterious beauty, soft and shy, but definitely a remarkable boldness. So lovely. ~l/f

Sandi Mikuse replied:

Oh Michelle...such kind words...thank you! :)

Long Beach, CA - United States

Mysterious and unique! f/v

Sandi Mikuse replied:

Hi Heidi! Thank you so much my friend! :)

Amarillo, Tx - United States

Very unique and oh so artsy, Sandi. I really love this dark and moody capture. It drew me and I had to look hard to see the face. This is wonderful and one of your best...l/v

Sandi Mikuse replied:

Thank you so much Karen! I always appreciate your kind encouragement my friend! :)

SHINGLE SPRINGS & Hawaii Kai, Ca - United States

Just love this, Like 36, Happy Holidays! :)

Sandi Mikuse replied:

Cheryl, thank you so much! Happy holidays and many blessings to you!

Delray Beach, FL - United States

this is well seen and composed,,the use of shadow and negative space really work well in this image..v.f..

Sandi Mikuse replied:

Thank you so much for dropping by and for your encouraging comment, Jon!

Dixfield, ME - United States

The way you presented this piece is extremely artistic-you have to offer us more moonlight images V/F

Sandi Mikuse replied:

Ah thank you for your encouragement Mike!

Pass Christian, MS - United States

Stunning and dramatic work! L/F

Sandi Mikuse replied:

Phyllis! Thank you so very much! :)

South Lake Tahoe, CA - United States

Fantastic work Sandi !! L

Sandi Mikuse replied:

Thank you for your kind encouragement as always my dear Mitch!

New York, Ne - United States

Excellent work! :-)

Sandi Mikuse replied:

Ah thank you for your kind comment, Clara!

Fort Myers, FL - United States

Great capture ~ I love the mood (v,f)

Sandi Mikuse replied:

Meg! Thank you so much! Your encouragement is greatly appreciated!

Fife, Sc - United Kingdom

Sandi. I love the texture and how it conveys a calm serenity. V/fav

Sandi Mikuse replied:

Hello Andrew! Thank you so much for visiting and for your support!

Hounslow, Mi - United Kingdom

Super.....

Sandi Mikuse replied:

Thank you Piety!

Wellington County, ON - Canada

What an interesting and thought provoking image Sandi. Very creative and moody. Liked.

Sandi Mikuse replied:

Hello Shelley! Great to see you! And thank you for your kind comment!

Bollebygd - Sweden

Like an old Rembrant with that wonderful light and darkness, superb!

Sandi Mikuse replied:

Ah thank you Gun so much!! :)))))

Pitman, NJ - United States

Ah she walks in beauty of the night... I wonder what reveals more the darkness or the light. Wonderful capture Sandi, i love the colors and textures. Great work.

Sandi Mikuse replied:

Oh what a good question, Susan! And thank you for your kind words my dear!

Houston, TX - United States

Great use of light and shadows! They give this a mysterious and dramatic effect! Well done! v

Sandi Mikuse replied:

Thank you so much for such encouraging words, Cyril...I really appreciate your support.

Woolwich, NJ - United States

Beautifully done, Sandi! It conveys a powerful emotion of calm but also total awareness. Excellent use of light and contrast. :) fv

Sandi Mikuse replied:

Darlene, you are not only a great photographer but you are a wonderful commenter!!!!! You always seem to really "get" the essence of an image! Thank you!

Delray Beach, FL - United States

Well seen,,you have a great eye..v..f..

Sandi Mikuse replied:

I very much appreciate your kind comment, Jon!

Wesley, ME - United States

Really beautiful and moving artwork! v/f

Sandi Mikuse replied:

I am always so honored by your visit here and your kind comments, Susan!

Vevey, Va - Switzerland

Sandi. This is beautiful and dramatic in a still, quiet way. Very powerful piece of art. I really love it. Vf

Sandi Mikuse replied:

Thank you, Colleen...what a lovely compliment!

Lebanon, OR - United States

I really like this moonlight photograph Sandi... It has a wonderful feel to it... :-) Thanks also for the nice comments you made on all my images lately... that was every so kind of you dear friend. :-) fv

Sandi Mikuse replied:

Hi Nick! I just love visiting your gallery...and I mean every word I say about your beautiful art! And thank you for your kind comment about this image!

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