Complexity and Simplicity

Complexity and Simplicity of Nature and Light

Complexity and Simplicity of Nature and Light

“To love is so startling it leaves little time for anything else.” – Emily Dickinson

Stairs of Concepts

Stairs of Concepts

Stairs of Concepts

“Man, unlike any other thing organic or inorganic in the universe, grows beyond his work, walks up the stairs of his concepts, emerges ahead of his accomplishments.” – Samuel Johnson

Cup of Spring

Cup of Spring

“Expect to have hope rekindled. Expect your prayers to be answered in wondrous ways. The dry seasons in life do not last. The spring rains will come again.” – Sarah Ban Breathnach

Spring has Sprung…

Spring has Sprung

 

 

Spring has Sprung II

 

 

“It’s Spring fever…. You don’t quite know what it is you DO want, but it just fairly makes your heart ache, you want it so!” – Mark Twain

Do you ever have this feeling when Spring arrives?

Feathers of the Soul

 

 

Curtain of Feathers

SS 1/60, f3.5, ISO 1600

“Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul – and sings the tunes without the words – and never stops at all.” – Emily Dickinson

 

Original – Youth, Beauty, and Graffiti

Original - Beauty, Youth and Graffiti

Original – Beauty, Youth and Graffiti

“The most important thing in life is knowing the most important things in life.” – David F. Jakielo

Wishing you all a weekend full of important “things”!

Reflection through Friendship

Reflection through Friendship (SS 1/60 f4.0 ISO 400,  Nikon 24-70 2.8 - 44mm, Nikon D800)

Reflection through Friendship
(SS 1/60 f4.0 ISO 400, Nikon 24-70 2.8 – 44mm, Nikon D800)

“Friends are like windows through which you see out into the world and back into yourself… If you don’t have friends you see much less than you otherwise might.”- Merle Shain

Look closely at the reflection in the window.  It almost looks like it could be a face…but, it is a Coke machine.

Blissful Light

“You must enshrine in your hearts the spiritual urge towards light and love, wisdom and bliss!”- Sri Sathya Sai Baba

Blissful Light

Blissful Light

Vintage Vinyl

Vintage Vinyl and City Reflections

Vintage Vinyl and City Reflections

Remember these? Some of my favorite childhood memories include vinyl records.

“It was so exciting to go to the record shop and buy a piece of vinyl and hold it, read the liner notes, look at the pictures. Even the smell of the vinyl.” – Martin Gore

For those who don’t know, Martin Gore was with Depeche Mode.

Happy Valentine’s Day

“The reason why love is eternal is that it does not exist for itself, but gives life to those it transforms.” – Jeffrey Fry

My Heart Aches for You

My Heart Aches for You

Admiration

Admiration

Sweet and Lovely

Sweet and Lovely

Pure Love

Pure Love

The titles of the photographs of red and white carnations are based on the meaning of red, white, and striped carnations in the Victorian Language of Flowers.  I took the liberty to combine meanings and alter them a bit to ensure that the titles conveyed my vision and intention of each image.