A great photograph is a full expression of what one feels about what is being photographed in the deepest sense, and is, thereby, a true expression of what one feels about life in its entirety. ~Ansel Adams
We are studying Ansel Adams in school right now. I am inspired by his story of childhood ~ how he didn't quite fit the mold .... but he found his niche in life because of the support and encouragement of his parents.
I hope that I can help my own children discover their passions and help nurture those so that they can do what they love.
Make the most of yourself, for that is all there is of you. ~Ralph Waldo Emerson 298/365
where moth and rust destroy, and where thieves break in and steal: But lay up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor rust destroys, and where thieves do not break in and steal: For where your treasure is, there will your heart be also. ~Matthew 6:19-21
This plant is Nicotiana~ which draws the moths in at night by its enticing smell.
...whatever is true whatever is honorable whatever is just whatever is pure whatever is lovely whatever is commendable if there is any excellence if there is anything worthy of praise think about these things. Philippians 4:8 esv
There will be times when you will be in the field without a camera. And you will see the most glorious sunset or the most beautiful scene that you have ever witnessed. Don't be bitter because you can't record it. Sit down, drink it in, and enjoy it for what it is. ~DeGriff