“Autumn is a second spring; where every leaf is a flower”- Albert Camus
In New York, this fall has displayed the most impressive colors I’ve ever seen. Just like for the spring blooms, the autumn leaves require right temperatures and the perfect amount of rain and sunshine to reach their full potential. Last year, Hurricane Sandy blew away most of the leaves before they reached their peak. It’s almost as if this year, the leaves worked extra hard to make up for last year and gave all of the storm sufferers something to look at to remind them of how we’re “stronger than the storm”, to quote New Jersey’s recent motto.
With some photos, I kept the colors a little duller. I like that effect. I think it pushes the mind to create its own imaginary, super-bright colors in the picture.
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“As seedlings of God, we barely blossom on earth; we fully flower in Heaven” – Russell M. Nelson
I find that we tend to focus on and worry about small events without seeing the larger picture. It’s often difficult to put things that seem large to us into perspective. I find that when I worry about the small things, I try to think about how small my worries are compared to how much more of my life I have to look forward to… Of course, including the life I have in store for me in Heaven. It helps me to relax and realize that worrying is pointless and that I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me. 🙂
“So come with me where dreams are born and time is never planned. Just think of happy things, and your heart will fly on wings…” -Peter Pan.
I want my photography to have more of an impact. I feel like when I don’t have very much time to take pictures or write a long post, I just kind of go through the motions and simply point out what I like about the picture and that’s it. I want to put more heart into my photography and possibly start a business someday. I know to do that, I can’t make posts if I only put a few minutes into my work. I noticed a trend starting and I wanted to stop it before it resulted in posts with careless mistakes or sloppy photographs. So here’s to a new start for me… With every picture, I’m going to post a quote that relates to the picture in some way and maybe a short story behind the photograph. Hope you all enjoy! God bless 🙂
(If you all remember, I mentioned that sometimes I take pictures and don’t notice certain interesting qualities about the photograph… Well, this is one of them. I didn’t even see that girl laying in the grass when I took the picture! Now she’s the star of it 🙂 )
I have a slight obsession with tulip beds. They’re so plenteous in the spring and summer in the magical Manhattan. I haven’t been to the wonderful city since around May… I’m definitely due for a visit. This picture here is from my last excursion. I hope that the flowers are just as beautiful next time I visit!
This picture didn’t come out so great… The wind was blowing the flower petals in all different directions. I just loved the color so much I had to post it though. Not sure what kind of flower it is…
I think this is one of my best pictures of a rose! Wish I didn’t have the shadow in the bottom corner though.