Tag Archives: Photography
“The two most engaging powers of a photograph are to make new things familiar and familiar things new.” ~William Thackeray (via)
I love this photo, because in this moment it’s not the next king of England and a young prince; it’s just grandpa hugging his grandchild. (via People.com)
The decorations in the window created something that could never be: the shadow of the stars.
This is beautiful and powerful, and captures a moment that would be all too fleeting in real time.
Mona took this picture of the setting sun peaking through the clouds on her way home from work- not bad for a snapshot on a cellphone!
As the hours pass I get used to the motion of the train, the heavy wheels clacking in their grooves, the industrial hum under my seat. Dusk softens the sharp points of trees outside my window; the sky slowly darkens, then blackens around an orb of moon. Hours later, a faint blue tinge yields to …
I don’t think I’ve ever reblogged a picture of stairs just because they were really cool. This is a first. (via)
“It’s good to leave each day behind, like flowing water, free of sadness. Yesterday is gone and its tale told. Today new seeds are growing.” -Rumi This is reposted from Jules of Nature, a site that pairs quotes with original photography. Be sure to check out his archives, HERE.
The seaside remains of the ancient Greek theatre at Apollonia, Cyrenaica. Photo taken by David Stanley. (via) I’m imagining the tiers filled with happy, excited people, waiting for the show to begin…
Via Smithsonian Magazine: Long exposure shows movement in the Golden Temple, a central place of worship for Sikhs around the world, as well as the stillness of those deep in thought. Photo by Nick DeBarmore (Salt Lake City, Utah, USA); Harmandir Sahib (“Golden Temple”), Amritsar, Punjab, India