Monday, October 12, 2009

lost in discovery.... always a good thing.

Yesterday, my daughter and I walked along a path through the woods together, both carrying our cameras. Everyone else was way ahead of us in no time. Knowing what we were up to, they left us to amble at our own pace.

As we
stopped and pondered....
visually framed and reframed....
found unique light and angles...
attempted to capture a feeling, a mood
enjoyed quiet peace,
we shared our growing interest in photography and nature.

Lost in discovery together.

What always amazes me is how a shared walk can look, feel and be experienced so differently. I guess it just depends on the lens you use to see through.

Tonight, Martha posted a few of her photos on her blog, from our walk through the woods up on Keswick Ridge. Her ability to capture a feeling..... a mood is a gift. Her ability to confidently design visual collages of life stories like its a simple thing to do always makes me smile. At age 16, Martha is finding her own path...... and it is a beautiful one indeed.

Please check out her blog and let her know what you think of the photos she chose to post. Though I am biased of course, I think you'll like them. Besides, we all know how much a little encouragement (besides from her parents!) has the potential to stretch beyond the horizon.....


ps...the photo above was taken by a friend.


OldOldLady Of The Hills said...

I went ober to your dear daughters blog--The photographs are very very beautiful! And I told her so....! So glad you gave us the link my dear.

Scarlet said...

love her blog!!

Anonymous said...

Wow your daughter has talent, no surprize coming from the genes she does.


Gypsy said...
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Gypsy said...

I agree with Mavis....the apple doesn't fall too far from the tree.

I think it's lovely that you have this shared interest to enjoy.

Mark said...

It is wonderful that you were able to share this walk and experience with each other and now us.

Awareness said...

Naomi...I hope she keeps it up. Martha has a TON of photos on facebook. She basically documented the summer for the rest of the Counsellors in Training whom she spent the summer with. Great shots!

Scarlet...I love it too....I like how it looks and feels.

Mavis. Martha is very creative. It just comes out of her so naturally. Always has. Her plan is to get into fashion design.

Gypsy... We have a few interests we share, mostly around crafts and creative things. My Mom and sisters do as well.

Mark....It was a nice time together. I love hanging with Martha. She's such a gentle nice soul.

Anonymous said...

What a lovely time and so glad your daughter enjoyed it as well. I stop over to her blog right now.

Dorothy from grammology