Brown symbolizes: comfort

Brown symbolizes: reliability, stability, honesty, comfort Effects of brown: simplifies, protects, grounds, stabilizes Positive traits: appreciation, support, wisdom, dependable Negative traits: boring, dull, timid, predictable

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Afternoon mist & blue moment

A flower’s appeal is in its contradictions – so delicate in form yet strong in fragrance, so small in size yet big in beauty, so short in life yet long on effect. Adabella Radici

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Looking for Signs of autumn

It was one of those perfect Finnish autumnal days which occur more frequently in memory than in life. adapted from P.D. James

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Glimmering sea

Anyone who has followed my for a longer period of time ( I have been on WordPress for NINE years) knows I love the sea, sailboats and clouds. I captured these when visiting Kopparnäs, Inkoo last Sunday. I got so much pleasure watching the beautiful glimmering sea and the sailboats in the distance. If you…

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Kopparnäs

It was Sunday again and it was sunny again, we went out of the house again. Lots of repeats! Last time we went to this place, it was on the Storvik side in the spring. Now in autumn we are on the more rocky side, in my opinion, at Kopparnäs. Lovely place, not crowded this…

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tomato is a fruit

   Knowledge is knowing a tomato is a fruit; wisdom is not putting it in a fruit salad.    Miles Kington The difference between a bland tomato and great one is immense, much like the difference between a standard, sliced white bread and a crusty, aromatic sourdough.     

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Träskända Manor Park

We enjoyed a beautiful autumn Sunday visiting this lovely park, the history these trees could tell. There were people sitting by the trees or benches having a picnic, enjoying the low soft autumn light and warmth. Kids running around playing – so idylic. I had my camera with me, but I forgot the card home…

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Six years old

The dreaded photographer’s block. I,ve had it. I have it now, sort of, As one is mostly at home. You sit on your couch, you look at your beautiful gear, and you just don’t feel it. You can’t think of anything worth shooting. Nothing takes you. It’s frustrating as hell. An empty feeling. At this…

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I think they named …

The day is coming when a single carrot, freshly observed, will set off a revolution. Paul Cezanne I think they named the orange before the carrot – Demetri Martin

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Garlic is divine

“Too lazy to peel fresh? You don’t deserve to eat garlic.” “Garlic is divine. Few food items can taste so many distinct ways, handled correctly. Misuse of garlic is a crime. Old garlic, burnt garlic, garlic cut too long ago, garlic that has been tragically smashed through one of those abominations, the garlic press, are…

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Vitamins

The humble lemon contains most of the vitamins and minerals. It has magical and wonderful healing powers.      . Dr. Rajiv Sharma     Lemons are fresh, colorful, and fragrant all year-round; they know no season. They are the most versatile citrus, and the one that keeps the longest.  

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an Onion

In onion is strength; and a garden without it lacks flavour. The onion, in its satin wrappings, is among the most beautiful of vegetables; and it is the only one that represents the essence of things. It can almost be said to have a soul. Charles Dudley Warner Onion is such a great topic. I…

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Green Leaves

below you see the ones I used stronger editing to create different mood and colors. I find this fun and a learning experience. More “Art Photography” like. I am cultivating my editing skills, trying to create different atmospheres with one photo. The first one is the original with slight edits in contrast, clarity and vibrancy…

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