“Do not let your fire go out, spark by irreplaceable spark in the hopeless swamps of the not-quite, the not-yet, and the not-at-all. Do not let the hero in your soul perish in lonely frustration for the life you deserved and have never been able to reach. The world you desire can be won. It exists.. it is real.. it is possible.. it's yours.”
What took me so long to appreciate nature? I guess as we grow older we appreciate more and more of everything. I am glad it's starting for me. But of course, in my mind/heart I'm still a kid who believe in all things magical. Only Peter Pan would understand. ". . I believe. ."
I've always loved dragonflies. Beautiful colors and delicate wings.
When I was shooting them, I felt the world depended on me[drama]. I had to get so close to the subject. Getting close was a piece of cake, but staying still and holding your breath while you make sure you get the composition and settings right. Aaaand! to make sure it doesn't fly away, which they do a lot!
The second one kept nodding at me. It was amusing. For a moment, I thought it was trying to communicate. Watching all those fantasy, fiction, magical what not movies. . .yup! I think that's it. Also, nothing wrong with imagination. Oh! As the Aqua song goes ". .imagination. Life is your creation. . ."
I only bought these because of 'Adriano Zumbo' and they make a lot of these[macaroons] on MasterChef Australia. It tasted good. Got them from Mantri mall. And guess what? Yea, the vendor was quite cute.
So anyway, I got this shot during long hours of power cut. Those bokehs you see are candle light reflection on textured bottle. I used normal chargeable lamp[China made LED lamps] to throw few more lights on the subject. And of course, with the help of my tripod I was able to execute such shot. It would have been impossible to get it done otherwise i.e hand-held.
It's at a banana farm actually. Yes, papayas are planted too. This little lady here is the caretaker's daughter. She might not look like it but she's a girl's girl. Last time I met her, she had an almost dried nail polish with her. O wait I have a picture of that too!! [*several minutes later, adds the picture*]. Maybe I'll get her a new one next time I meet her.
This time I got to capture it while it was green. However, this location is different from the previous one.
I hope this place stays the same, away from greedy industrialist or whatever. Someday I want to show "My Precious" what God created. You know. . .
Captured it while riding the auto heheh. . .You'd know what an 'auto-walla' does on the sidewalk. And no! my intentions weren't to capture while he was. . . you know. Lucky shot, as he looked into my camera *grin*