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Joy Serves G*d in Joy as a passionate performing percussionist, poet, publisher, photographer, publicist, sound healer, spiritual guide, artist, gardener and Gemini. "Ivdu Et Hashem B'Simcha" -Psalm 100:2 ....... Joy Krauthammer, active in the Jewish Renewal, Feminist, and neo-Chasidic worlds for over three decades, kabbalistically leads Jewish women's life-cycle rituals. ... Workshops, and Bands are available for all Shuls, Sisterhoods, Rosh Chodeshes, Retreats, Concerts, Conferences & Festivals. ... My kavanah/intention is that my creative expressive gifts are inspirational, uplifting and joyous. In gratitude, I love doing mitzvot/good deeds, and connecting people in joy. In the zechut/merit of Reb Shlomo Carlebach, zt'l, I mamash love to help make our universe a smaller world, one REVEALING more spiritual consciousness, connection, compassion, and chesed/lovingkindness; to make visible the Face of the Divine... VIEW MY COMPLETE PROFILE and enjoy all offerings.... For BOOKINGS write: joyofwisdom1 at gmail.com, leave a COMMENT below, or call me. ... "Don't Postpone Joy" bear photo montage by Joy. Click to enlarge. BlesSings, Joy

WHAT IS IT?


"You G*d are the Compassion, the Strength, the Beauty, the Victory, the Splendor, and the Foundation of everything in Heaven and on Earth. " (1 Chronicles 1:29)
I see Your Face in All Nature that I photograph.

Thanks to "52 Frames" for this post idea from our Week 37 Theme:

"What Is It?"

http://joys-favorite-fotos.blogspot.com/2012/05/submissions-to-52-frames.html


All posts are dated in archives, but the dates ARE IRRELEVANT.   :)
NEW PHOTO POSTS are posted according to themes/categories, not dates. 

All photos/materials in sites by Joy Krauthammer are under copyright by © Joy Krauthammer.
Permission by Joy Krauthammer, needed to copy/use. 



Peaches 'n Cream
Ashley & Scott's home-made peach jam on cream cheese and everything bagel
© Joy Krauthammer


Fig Insides
© Joy Krauthammer


Passion Fruit detail
© Joy Krauthammer


Passion Fruit
© Joy Krauthammer


Passion Fruit with Yogurt Waffle
© Joy Krauthammer


Persimmon, cereal and yogurt
© Joy Krautammer


Persimmon home-grown by Edith
enjoying berries and yogurt
© Joy Krauthammer


Persimmon home-grown by Edith
dried slice enjoying the afternoon sky
© Joy Krauthammer

Persimmon home-grown by Edith
dried slices zeroxed
© Joy Krauthammer


Persimmon home-grown by Edith
dried slice enjoying hybiscus flower
© Joy Krauthammer


Persimmon home-grown by Edith
Fresh Shin slice
© Joy Krauthammer




Anthropomorphic Elevator buttons
LACMA
Arrived too late to submit to 52 Frames   :(
But arrived   :)
© Joy Krauthammer


Friend's Fancy Eye After Fall
© Joy Krauthammer


Bon Bon's Cat Feet
© Joy Krauthammer


Cat Fur in Berry Basket for Birds' Nests
52 Frames submission, "What Is It?"
© Joy Krauthammer


Sago Palm Seed Pods 1
© Joy Krauthammer


Sago Palm Seed Pods 2
© Joy Krauthammer


June Bugs devouring fig
© Joy Krauthammer


SCAPES


All photos/materials in sites by Joy Krauthammer are under copyright by © Joy Krauthammer.
Permission by Joy Krauthammer, needed to copy/reprint/use. Request in Comments or write personally. 



Catch the sunset in Santa Monica
© Joy Krauthammer 

Barukh atta Adonai (Yah) eloheinu melekh (Ruach) ha-olam, she-asa et ha-yam ha- gadol.
'Praised are you, G*d, ruler of the world, who has made the great sea.'  
Express our wonder to the expansiveness of God's creation with Hebrew Prayer.

Meditate on the sunset in Boston
© Joy Krauthammer 


Sunset on Santa Monica Mountains looking West across the Valley from Joy's Garden
© Joy Krauthammer


Snow, Porter Ranch, CA
Once in a while we get snow!
© Joy Krauthammer 


Morning Mist, Joy's garden
© Joy Krauthammer 


Roses Against Clouds
© Joy Krauthammer 


Venice Window
© Joy Krauthammer


Joy Kayak self-portrait Lake Balboa
© Joy Krauthammer


Joy Kayak self-portrait San Juan Islands
© Joy Krauthammer



Kayak Hawaii
© Joy Krauthammer


Joy Kayak self-portrait Malibu, wavy Pacific Ocean
© Joy Krauthammer


Joy Kayak self-portrait Malibu, wavy Pacific Ocean
© Joy Krauthammer

Not easy to take photos in a rocking kayak!
Yup, I went into ocean without ocean lessons...
Don't even ask how I got back to shore...
I'm LA City certified for a lake...
and love kayaking all over the world: Hawaii, San Juan Islands, Big Bear, Alaska, Tahiti...

Beach, Costa Rica
© Joy Krauthammer

Cityscape Airplane
© Joy Krauthammer

Cityscape Airplane
LA Downtown
© Joy Krauthammer



Cityscape LA Sepulveda Pass 405 heading North
while driving my car
© Joy Krauthammer



While I traveled to visit my grandbaby in rainy Maryland from sunny California, I shot CITYSCAPES. As a member of 52 Frames photo group, this was our week's theme. 
Turned several photos into a slide show. 1:34  
Likes and Comments are always appreciated.

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STILL LIFE


All photos/materials in sites by Joy Krauthammer are under copyright by © Joy Krauthammer.
Permission by Joy Krauthammer, needed to copy/reprint/use. Request in Comments or write personally. 


Daffodiles
© Joy Krauthammer


My very first Still-Lifes
The Hachiya Persimmons were all shot for 52 Frames weekly theme - "One Light Source".
I selected these from over 200 persimmon photos. 
My submission was looking through a crystal at a table filled with persimmons and passion fruits. - Joy 

Edith's Succulent Persimmon & Mother's Crochet Tablecloth
© Joy Krauthammer


Two Persimmons
© Joy Krauthammer


Edith's Persimmons
© Joy Krauthammer


Persimmons and Passions
© Joy Krauthammer


Persimmons
© Joy Krauthammer


Persimmon and Passion
© Joy Krauthammer


Persimmon, Passion and Kiwis by Window 2
© Joy Krauthammer


Persimmon and Passion by Window 1
© Joy Krauthammer


Persimmons by Window
© Joy Krauthammer


Persimmons  and Passion by Window
© Joy Krauthammer


Persimmons and Passions by Window 2
© Joy Krauthammer


Edith's Persimmons and Bob's Eggs
© Joy Krauthammer


One Persimmon In My Hand
© Joy Krauthammer


Sea Shells gathered from a Short Walk with Lilian
© Joy Krauthammer


Serve G*D With Joy 
Clock decorated by Joy Krauthammer
Surrounded by batteries to make clock run.
© Joy Krauthammer  3.2014


Tallit with some weft removed and woven ribbons
Hand-painted tzitzit corners.
Designed by Joy Krauthammer and created by Ruth Zitch and Joy Krauthammer
Based on Sephirot colors, and days of creation as described by Reb Zalman Schachter-Shalomi.


Still Life of Food with Blood Pressure Cuff
Salt % ?
© Joy Krauthammer  3.2014


Tea Cup Lips
Taste Black Bean Tea
52 Frames ~ Body Parts
© Joy Krauthammer  3.31.2014


Selfie
52 Frames ~ Body Parts
© Joy Krauthammer  4.4.2014


Edith's Hands
52 Frames ~ Body Parts
© Joy Krauthammer  4.4.2014


Ginny Doll Furniture
Mine over 60 years ago,
then my daughter's over 30 years ago.
© Joy Krauthammer