Experimenting with my macro shots of a flower smaller than my thumb, using natural light by the window in my room. I held it up against the light between my thumb and forefinger. A flower in bloom, no matter how tiny, is always a sight to behold.
“No matter how many mistakes you make or how slow you progress, you are still way ahead of everyone who isn’t trying.” – Tony Robbins
“We must be willing to let go of the life we have planned, so as to have the life that is waiting for us.” ― E.M. Forster Experimenting with my macro shots of a flower smaller than my thumb, using natural light by the window. I first planned on going out the garden and stooping down to capture the teeny flowers. There was a drizzle though, so I didn’t go out. Instead, I brought a few to my room and held it up the light between my thumb and forefinger. When things do not go as planned, we make adjustments, and move on. © Jojie Alcantara
Beautiful and graceful, varied and enchanting, small but approachable, butterflies lead you to the sunny side of life. And everyone deserves a little sunshine. ~Jeffrey Glassberg Here’s to the sunny side of life, everyone. 🙂 Tacurong City, Sultan Kudarat Province © Jojie Alcantara More macro and flora images here
“Handle a book as a bee does a flower, extract its sweetness but do not damage it.” ― John Muir …a simple lesson in humanity. Davao City, Philippines © Jojie Alcantara
“I am the lover’s gift; I am the wedding wreath; I am the memory of a moment of happiness; I am the last gift of the living to the dead; I am a part of joy and a part of sorrow.” ― Khalil Gibran Found this on a couple of websites and I compiled it: What Do Flower Colors Mean? Steeped in tradition, the meanings of flowers have been a part of human culture for thousands of years. The practice of attaching meanings to the colors of flowers is also a long-honored tradition in almost every culture. Some types of flowers may also have meanings that accentuate or expand on the meaning of the color. For example, a red rose can mean love and passion, while a black rose can signify obsession. The following is a listing of common colors that are associated with a variety of flowers. RED is most commonly associated with love, desire, and passion. A red flower can be a symbol of desire, lust, devotion, and beauty. The color red …
Love is the flower you’ve got to let grow. – John Lennon I love to capture small things. These are tiny flowers in detail. Can’t say anything more but love, love, love and let it bloom! © Jojie Alcantara
“Not all of us can do great things. But we can do small things with great love.” ~Mother Teresa Try to do small things for others without waiting for big rewards. It works wonders for me. Eden Nature Park, Davao City © Jojie F. Alcantara
“Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies”. ~ Mother Teresa Another post birthday shoot outside our gate, in somebody else’s garden. It was quite a windy morning…
“All good work is done the way ants do things, little by little”. ~ Lafcadio Hearn Captured in our little garden, a little macro photography for my birthday today. It was drizzling early morning so I wasn’t able to get my annual birthday sunrise. So I decided to look around in our garden instead.
“Give and Take… for to the bee a flower is a fountain of life and to the flower a bee is a messenger of love. And to both bee and flower, the giving and the receiving is a need and an ecstasy.” ~ Kahlil Gibran
Isn’t it so amazing how God can make a creature so small and yet so startlingly beautiful in detail when you take a little more time to look at it closely? ~ Jojie Alcantara View my world of Macropolis Tacurong, Sultan Kudarat, North Cotabato
God in His wisdom made the fly And then forgot to tell us why. – – – Ogden Nash “The Fly” Jojie Alcantara, in the garden