In response to this week’s photo challenge on The Daily Post: Lines
here are shots I took on our recent trip to a theme park in Tagaytay, the Skyranch…
“If we could see the miracle of a single flower clearly, our whole life would change.” — Buddha
The above photos are among my random practice shots using manual settings on my simple phone camera, practicing the various tips I’ve been learning from WP’ The Daily Post. In these photos, I experimented with different light and exposure compensation settings. I also tried to come up with the so-called “studio look.” Just here enjoying the process of learning as I trek a different creative path…
As my response to last week’s photography prompt by WordPress’ The Daily Post ~~ Temporary~~ am sharing here this photo of a round platter of colorful, varied pungent yet tasty fita bread sauces, which we recently came upon and enjoyed at a Persian-inspired restaurant. Because of its savory taste and aroma, it was gone as soon as it was set on the table.
My response to this week’s photo challenge: Windows
How serendipitous I thought it was to have caught such cloud formation one afternoon as I was looking through my window. I edited my shot to add a bit more drama to it. Below is my original shot.
“Poems are made by fools like me, but only GOD can make a tree.” ~~ Joyce Kilmer
“The wound is the place where Light enters you.” ~~ Rumi
Unusual, this week’s photo challenge of The Daily Post ~~
I call this Shamrock my “butterfly” plant, as you can see from its shape, quite unique for me.
From dusk to early morn, its deep purple petals close to sleep away the night, just like how many flowers do. Its tiny lilac flowers make this plant even more special.
Then one afternoon, perhaps due to the close angle shot I took– my Shamrock “butterfly” plant gave me a picture of an unusual form. See it?
I often find myself enthralled by windows. Windows are gateways to ‘another’ world, yet serve as barriers, too. It is like being in a place that is so near yet so far away, if you view windows in this way.
It may also be either one or the other – windows can let you connect to the outside, while staying safe inside. This is more like it for me, most times.
Or — you may perhaps see windows as a boundary between you — and the world out there.
Here is a series of photos of a window at home taken from slightly different angles, and at various times of the day.
“People are like stained – glass windows. They sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in, their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light from within.” –