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  • fL y

      The camera makes everyone a tourist in other people’s reality. — Susan Sontag said that

  • p EAs

      There is no gardening without humility. Nature is constantly sending even its oldest scholars to the bottom of the class for some egregious blunder. — Alfred Austin said that

  • pERs P EcT iVE

      Above all, I craved to seize the whole essence, in the confines of one single photograph, of some situation that was in the process of unrolling itself before my eyes. — Henri Cartier-Bresson said that

  • bi Rd’s nEsT

    To find the universal elements enough; to find the air and the water exhilarating; to be refreshed by a morning walk or an evening saunter. To be thrilled by the stars at night; to be elated over a bird’s nest or a wildflower in spring; these are some of the rewards of the simple life.…

  • TuL iP

    last year, the tulip trees bloomed and the dogwoods didn’t this year the dogwood trees bloomed and the tulip trees didn’t   There is nothing more difficult for a truly creative painter than to paint a rose, because before he can do so, he must first forget all the roses that were ever painted. —…

  • uNdER

    uNdER

    Flowers seem intended for the solace of ordinary humanity. — John Ruskin said that

  • c L ov ER

    I never set eyes on a clover-field now,Or fool around a stable, or climb in the mow,But my childhood comes back just as clear and as plain,As the smell of the clover I’m sniffing again. — James Whitcomb Riley said that

  • bRoK EN

    I was never one to patiently pick up broken fragments and glue them together again and tell myself that the mended whole was as good as new. — Margaret Mitchell said that

  • w iLd

    W iLd

    It’s so curious. One can resist tears and ‘behave’ very well in the hardest hours of grief. But then someone makes you a friendly sign behind a window, or one notices that a flower that was in bud only yesterday has suddenly blossomed, or a letter slips from a drawer and everything collapses. — Colette…

  • F u Z Z y

    F u Z Z y

      Photography is not about the thing photographed. It is about how that thing looks photographed. — Garry Winogrand said that

  • patterns

    p A t t E R n s

      Photography has an amazing ability to capture the fine detail of surface textures, but far too often these intricate patterns are loved by the photographer for their own sake. The richness of texture fascinates the eye and the photographer falls easy prey to such quickly caught complexities. The designs mean nothing in themselves and…