Weekly Photo Challenge – Waiting

Waiting “For a long time, she held a special place in my heart. I kept this special place just for her, like a "Reserved" sign on a quiet corner table in a restaurant. Despite the fact that I was sure I'd never see her again.” ― Haruki Murakami, Girl behind a door waiting to enter … Continue reading Weekly Photo Challenge – Waiting

Weekly photo challenge – Future

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Tree of Peace “I might cry tomorrow, but I may be smiling the day after. That's enough. That's the way life is. If I don't lose hope - tomorrow will come. Tomorrow will come if we don't lose hope... I learned that from Nana.But rainy days still make my cheeks wet with tears, even now. … Continue reading Weekly photo challenge – Future

Weekly photo challenge – Harmony

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29 sheets white on black “Women think of all colors except the absence of color. I have said that black has it all. White too. Their beauty is absolute. It is the perfect harmony.”  ― Coco Chanel Weekly Photo Challenge - Harmony

Weekly photo challenge – State of Mind

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victory boogie woogie “the only people for me are the mad ones, the ones who are mad to live, mad to talk, mad to be saved, desirous of everything at the same time, the ones who never yawn or say a commonplace thing, but burn, burn, burn like fabulous yellow roman candles exploding like spiders … Continue reading Weekly photo challenge – State of Mind

Weekly photo challenge – Time

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timeless “I remember my childhood names for grasses and secret flowers. I remember where a toad may live and what time the birds awaken in the summer -- and what trees and seasons smelled like -- how people looked and walked and smelled even. The memory of odors is very rich.”  ― John Steinbeck A typical … Continue reading Weekly photo challenge – Time

Weekly photo challenge – Vibrant

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vibrant sphere “For every item that carries the darkness of humanity there's one that holds the light. And that light is worth believing in. Not just in others, but in yourself as well.” C.M. Rayne This Sphere symbolises the next war. The war we won't notice. Until the lights go out. Weekly Photo Challenge - Vibrant

Weekly photo challenge – Alphabet

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There is another Alphabet ... To hear never-heard sounds, To see never-seen colors and shapes, To try to understand the imperceptible Power pervading the world; To fly and find pure ethereal substances That are not of matter But of that invisible soul pervading reality. To hear another soul and to whisper to another soul; To … Continue reading Weekly photo challenge – Alphabet

Weekly Photo Challenge – Weight(less)

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Weight(less) "I was the place where you anchored. I was the deep water where you could be weightless. I was the surface where you saw your own reflection. You scooped me up in your hands." Jeanette Winterson   Weekly Photo Challenge - weight(less)

Weekly Photo Challenge – Circle

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Circle My life is very exciting now. Nostalgia for what? It's like climbing a staircase. I'm on the top of the staircase, I look behind and see the steps. That's where I was. We're here right now. Tomorrow, we'll be someplace else. So why nostalgia? Jeanne Moreau Weekly Photo Challenge - Circle

Weekly Photo Challenge – Now

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Now I've never tried to block out the memories of the past, even though some are painful. I don't understand people who hide from their past. Everything you live through helps to make you the person you are now. Sofia Loren   Weekly Photo Challenge - Now

Weekly Photo Challenge – The Gathering

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The Gathering at the barbershop Sitting in a barbershop these friends gather together to discuss and drink tea. I was walking through Gouda at a rainy night and made a picture of these guys. With their approval as you can see!   Weekly Photo Challenge - The Gathering

Weekly Photo Challenge – Transition

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Day and Night Castricum is a small town at the coast in The Netherlands. The view out of my condo is often stunning. I have taken this picture of the Sint Pancratius church almost in the dark. The moment of transition between day and night. Weekly Photo Challenge - Transition

Weekly Photo Challenge – Ornate

Meissen Porcelain - Ornate DE STAATLICHE PORZELLAN-MANUFAKTUR MEISSEN GMBH. A visit to the oldest porcelain manufacturer of Germany. I was invited to visit Herr Dr. Tillman Blaschke, the CEO of Meissen to talk about gold coins and porcelain. I am working on a design to make a combination of these two materials. The Meissen factory is … Continue reading Weekly Photo Challenge – Ornate

Weekly Photo Challenge – Extra Ordinary Object

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Extra Ordinary Objects by Charles Ray Two white giants standing for a window overlooking the skyline of Chicago. I was stunned by the sheer size of them and the impression they made on me. I have been publishing a lot of pictures recently taken in the Art Institute of Chicago, one of the most beautiful … Continue reading Weekly Photo Challenge – Extra Ordinary Object