This week we were asked …
For this week’s photo challenge, explore what it means to find your place in the world. Where’s your safe space? Where do you go when you need to feel inspired or cheered up? Do you prefer to feel cozy and comforted in a smaller town or do you thrive on the buzz of a big city? If landscapes aren’t your thing, you can even explore portraits by playing with scale or fashion.
Let loose and give us a glimpse of who you are in the grand scheme of things.
I once read that ‘what you photograph shows who you are.’ When reviewing my photos I have endless photos of nature. The shapes and textures that provide “scope for the imagination”. I feel the most content surrounded by shades of green and a soft wind kissing my cheeks. My grand scheme seems to be nuzzled up close to the flowers.
Photograph not only what you see but also what you feel. ~ Ansel Adams
“I go to nature to be soothed and healed, and to have my senses put in order.”
― John Burroughs
Get a cup of your favourite beverage and a comfortable spot to sit. Now, kindly go visit the Ontario Parks Blog and enjoy. ~ LavendarLadi
One of my favourite signs is from a lookout over the Grand Canyon. It simply says, ONE MINUTE. DON’T READ. DON’T TALK. NO PHOTOS. JUST LOOK…..AND SEE. It is something that I hope you will do often when you visit our parks or other natural areas in Ontario. But how about this variation? TWO MINUTES. … Continue reading Soundscapes from across Ontario
Source: Soundscapes from across Ontario – Parks Blog
So grateful for our beautiful home.
The water that I am lucky enough to enjoy.
The creatures that I get to share this beauty with.
The skies that surround us.
And the flowers. “The earth laughs in flowers.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson
This year Spring may be taking it’s time to join us in Ontario but my little crocus’ have been peeking out. I am grateful that they are reminding us that while slow, spring is starting to awaken.
“Always be friendly, always be kind, Like the most beautiful flower that you can find.”
― Debasish Mridha
Today’s photo is a few years old. The memory of this trip always makes me smile. It was a special trip to one of my happy places.
“When there’s a smile in your heart, there’s no better time to start. Think of all the joy you’ll find, when you leave the world behind and bid your cares goodbye. You can fly.” — Peter Pan