Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Black & White Wednesdays ~ See-through


Transparency inspires me.
I long to live fearlessly, exposing my heart.
I pray to live truthfully, sharing my real thoughts.
I strive to live openly, learning always. Always learning.
Transparency moves me.
I want to see you. See into you.
I don't ever take for granted the chance to know someone.
It's such an honor when someone lets you step into their soul ~ even just a little bit.

Dragonfly wings inspire me.
They're magically transparent!
When I was taking this shot, I was focused on the intricate design of each wing.
And I was trying to capture the light as it reflected off of the wing's delicate surface.
Little did I know, the real magic in the photo would be the shadow of the wing.
The shadow that showed up underneath.

A shadowy depth that would have never been revealed if not for the wing's transparency.



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21 comments:

  1. Neat photo and thought-provoking message!

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  2. You always have such wonderful words to share with us. And this photo is one of your best.

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  3. Amazing! In picture and words...
    Thanks for sharing

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  4. Eine sehr schöne Detailaufnahme !

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  5. What an amazing picture and such a deep and true thought, I so agree!

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  6. Excellent shot - I do declare, the dragonflies around here are hyped up on 'zoom' because they almost never slow down enough for a lovely portrait session.

    Their wings are quite fascinating.

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  7. Lovely thoughts and I truly agree. I think it is lovely to know and be known by others. That does require a leap of faith in the transparency department.

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  8. How elegant! Lovely photography! for BW!

    artmusedog and carol
    (A Creative Harbor)

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  9. I love this. Makes me think how many times I am focused on the wrong thing and miss the beauty of life. Far too often.

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  10. Dontcha just love those little surprises and gifts that God throws our way without us even noticing at first?!? Fantastic shot!

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  11. Such a great photo and post. And, how many people will reveal anything...and mostly because they don't reveal it to themselves. So, if you get a glimpse, it is a treasure.

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  12. Beautiful capture and wonderful interpretation of your image. Although I was terrified of dragonflies as a child, now I see how beautiful they are. Exposing our hearts takes courage, but the rewards are great.

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  13. Wow! Gorgeous shot. I am also mesmerized by dragon fly wings. I wish more things in life were transparent!

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  14. Wonderful detail, especially on the wings.

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