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Places of Rest is a collection of lovely photographs of nature, the sea, and people. Many of the photos are complemented with life-theme poetic verse. A mother duck teaching her young about the beauty of the sunset on the lake; the coming of autumn with falling leaves helps us to understand the passing away, and renewal, of all things; an elderly woman sits under a tree with a baby carriage next to her remembering her life and questions if it was lived fully and with purpose...Through its images and poems, Places of Rest offers the reader a sense of hope and assurance of a guiding hand in one's life. That we are not alone, and it will all turn out OK.

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About the Author

John Ulatowski
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John Ulatowski has been taking photographs, writing, and exhibiting many years. He has written articles for newsletters and has done research for various authors. John believes photography is spirit, a moment of grace that allows us to share things beyond ourselves - and then to pass them on to others. He feels himself fortunate to have made contact with many individuals who have appreciated and have been deeply moved by the theme and beauty of "Places of Rest". jrulatowski@yahoo.com

Publish Date  November 11, 2009

Dimensions  Standard Portrait  128 pgs   Standard Paper

Category  Fine Art Photography

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JdyJdyJdy

JdyJdyJdy says

Your photographs are beautiful and your words bring them to life. :-)

posted at 07:02pm Jul 16 PST

ozwildstudio

ozwildstudio says

John, I thoroughly enjoyed looking through this book and you certainly have an artist's eye. There are many tender photographs in this beautiful collection and this is what struck me the most as I looked at them. I adore the wildlife especially and wish you lots of luck with the publication of this outstanding production. Cheers from Australia.

posted at 10:14pm May 29 PST

darachg

darachg says

John, many thanks for your thoughtful and kind words. Having looked at your books and the high standards you set, the comments are even more welcome! Darachg

posted at 01:05pm May 24 PST

astahl

astahl says

John, Your images are as beautiful as your words. Thanks for the wonderful comments about my gallery catalogue, Simplicity. Very much appreciated. Amanda Smith

posted at 04:59pm May 23 PST

flbemiss

flbemiss says

John, thank you for your kind comments about my poetry book "Precious Parcels" I've also enjoyed reading your work and seeing your photos--very, very insightful and beautifully written!

posted at 11:04am May 22 PST

robwilcox

robwilcox says

John, Thank you for your encouraging comment on my book. Great to know there are others on a similar journey and who make that sensitive link between heart, thought and eye. I see from previous comments that you are a great encourager. Well, encouragers need encouragement too! Good work. Kind regards, Rob

posted at 09:12am Apr 20 PST

stnick5

stnick5 says

John. Thank you for your kind words about my book "Observations," but after seeing yours I can say your photography skills far exceed mine. And while our prose styles differ, you are equally as sensitive, thoughtful and insightful. You've done some good work and I wish you well in your endeavors.

posted at 06:04pm Apr 16 PST

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