To live content with small means; to seek elegance rather than luxury, and refinement rather than fashion; to be worthy, not respectable, and wealthy, not, rich; to listen to stars and birds, babes and sages, with open heart; to study hard; to think quietly, act frankly, talk gently, await occasions, hurry never; in a word, to let the spiritual, unbidden and unconscious, grow up through the common--this is my symphony.
I found these lovely little blue blossoms on the side of the road coming into our neighborhood. I've passed them by for two days but this morning I just couldn't resist any longer. Spring is such a beautiful time of year!
These last two images were done doing what's called free lensing...you actually detach your lens from the camera and shift your focal plane. I fell in love with how these turned out even though I've seen some pros really excel at the technique.