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Trippy Travel Photo #14: Banana Tree Spiral, Boquete, Panama

TTP 14

Ready to play Trippy Travel Photo Game #14 and possibly win a mention/link back to your site? It’s easy! Just… 1. Look at the Photo/Study the Details

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Nature in Chains: 10 Photographic Paradoxes


Inanimate Objects–Obstruction or Part of the Scene? When photographing nature, we often see chains, fences and ropes within the landscape and wish they weren’t there. It’s easy to feel there’s ‘something wrong with that picture,’ so to speak. There’s a contradiction, right? A paradox, in fact. Nature, after all, is beauty and freedom. When I…

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Fall Into the Moment…

Gorge--Blue vs Gold

Climb the mountains and get their good tidings. Nature’s peace will flow into you as sunshine flows into trees. The winds will blow their own freshness into you, and the storms their energy, while cares will drop off like autumn leaves.

—John Muir

The Zen of Autumn There’s a place I go, which is not thousands of miles away, where the past, present and future become a timeless sort of moment—where ‘nature reigns supreme’ and it’s easy to stop thinking and doing and to start…simply…being.

I’m not sure if the magic comes from what I see…the vibrant gold, orange and crimson colored leaves falling, like feathers, from the trees, to their new home: the earth and the nearby water, which feeds into a nearby river.

Or maybe it’s certain leaves, some still green, remaining on their branches as long as they can, waiting for their moment…to fall.

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Earth, Wind, Fire, Water…and Sand

nature collage 2010

Nature is one of the best places to find yourself…at home or abroad. It’s peaceful and it’s beautiful.

And it’s definitely where I find it easiest to get in touch with myself, to relax and experience healing if that’s what I need.

When I created this unique photo, I thought about the various types of nature–earth…wind…fire…water…and sand–and what each represents to me and what I feel when I’m there.

Earth is is stabilizing solidity…
Wind is freeing movement…
Fire is contagious passion…
Water is flowing healing…
Sand is smooth awareness…

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