Go Winter

We live in a hurry whilst everything else stands still.

We stop seeing what is before us.

We don’t feel what is inside us.

We miss the point. We misjudge. We err.

We are hurrying to nowhere.

Go winter. Says my Acer tree.

It is cold. It is dark. The tree hibernates calmly. Waits.

Waits till winter ends. Preserving and restoring.

Go winter. Says my Acer tree.

No run. No hurry.

It is going to be Spring again.

It always does.

Anticipation

Back in 2005, whilst visiting India, I made these pictures, using a simple Canon PowershotS40.

In the first photo, this mother’s facial expression speaks of her anticipation of what the future might bring for her son.

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She was also very proud and happy. It was a very special moment for all of us, and I was grateful to register that moment with my camera.

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WP Photo Challenge: Anticipation

Relax

This my submission to this week’s Photo Challenge: Relax.

I shot with a Olympus MD using a macro lens 60mm (120mm) F. 2.8. No post processing. The sky was pink at twilight and the pols (used by fishermen to connect the nets), are reflecting the golden colors of sunset.

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Here is what was asked:

Life can be stressful. Work commitments, family trouble, financial obligations: the list goes on. And sometimes, it can all get a little too overwhelming.

That’s why it’s so important to make time to just relax. Whether through meditation, a quiet walk, a day at the beach, or whatever else, we all need to find a way to unwind, rest, and put ourselves at ease.

This week, share a photo that makes you feel as relaxed as a cat taking a peaceful nap on a pillowed bench.

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Nothing can be more relaxing than watching Nature’s beauty.

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