Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Reinvention

That over these sea pastures, wide rolling watery prairies, and Potters' Fields of all four continents, the waves should rise and fall, and ebb and flow unceasingly; for here, millions of mixed shades and shadows, drowned dreams, somnambulisms, reveries; all that we call lives and souls lie dreaming, dreaming, still; tossing like some slumberers in their beds; the ever rolling waves but made so by the restlessness.
~Herman Melville


For Wellness Wednesday, we have an Australian coal miner (colorblind!) who, after a serious knee injury, reinvented himself into a photography career. Ray Collins had a lengthy rehab, some of which was spent in the water, and he decided to take a chance on buying an expensive underwater camera. You can see what a good choice that was. Ray Collins:





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2 comments:

Jone MacCulloch said...

Wow, so incredible. I loved both videos and they helped my wellness on Wednesday.

Pop said...


I've seen a lot of photography (I've been photographing stuff for decades now myself), but this is in a league of its own (pardon the pun).

Not only are the photographs magnificent, but it is wondrous to think that they are a piece of an instant in time. Amazing.