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Weekly Photo Challenge – Resolved / Jake’s Sunday Post – Goals

“I promise myself that I will enjoy every minute of the day that is given me to live.”

Thich Nhat Hanh

FAMILY OUTING
FAMILY OUTING

A few years ago my husband and I traveled to Cambodia.  I was struck at the time by how simple life seemed, and wondered if perhaps it had been something like that here many years ago.  It seemed a fitting theme going into a new year – resolving to better appreciate simple pleasures and to live life to the fullest every day.

BOYS IN A BOAT
BOYS IN A BOAT

“Happiness, not in another place but this place…not for another hour, but this hour.” 

Walt Whitman

GIRL AT THE PUMP
GIRL AT THE PUMP

“Forever is composed of nows.”

Emily Dickinson

FRIENDS
FRIENDS BARE-FOOTIN’
“Write it on your heart that every day is the best day in the year.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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LITTLE SISTER
CYCLING SISTERS

“Live in the present, and make it so beautiful that it will be worth remembering”

Ida Scott Taylor

HOME FROM FISHING
FRESH CATCH

“Life is a preparation for the future; and the best preparation for the future is to live as if there were none.”

Albert Einstein

REACHING OUT
BRAIDING THE BABY

“Look at everything as though you were seeing it either for the first or last time. Then your time on earth will be filled with glory.”

Betty Smith

JOSS
JOSS
Simple or complex, large or small; I am resolved to appreciate it all.    A worthy goal to take into 2013!
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To see more on this weekly photo challenge, go here.
To see more on Jake’s Sunday Post, go here.
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NOTE: All photographs taken with Nikon D/300s
  1. Family Outing – Nikkor 70-200 @120mm, f/9, 1/50, ISO 400
  2. Boys in a  boat – Nikkor  70-200 @200mm, f/2.8, 1/500, ISO 400
  3. Girl at the Pump – Nikkor 70-200 @200mm, f/2.8,  1/320, ISO 400
  4. Friends Bare-footin’ – Nikkor 18-200 @200mm, f/5.6, 1/125, ISO 320
  5. Cycling Sisters – Nikkor 18-200 @200mm, f/5.6, 1/250, ISO 200
  6. Fresh Catch – Nikkor 18-200 @82mm, f/5, 1/40, ISO 200
  7. Braiding the Baby – Nikkor 18-200 @105mm, f/10, 1/80, ISO 200
  8. Joss – Nikkor 18-200 @105mm, f/6.3, 1/160, ISO 200

83 thoughts on “Weekly Photo Challenge – Resolved / Jake’s Sunday Post – Goals Leave a comment

  1. Really thoughtful, sensative series of images.. Really like your work very much.. Hope you keep sharing on the Celebrate.. page.. Thanks for expressing life so well..

  2. I think that when you took these pictures you were full of genuine curiosity and love for the things and people that were near to you…They are great!!! And the quotes deserve a second thought!!!
    …(Did I say I like it very much?)🙂

  3. Beautiful .. simple pleasures .. in people about daily life
    Love the small babe reaching out as they do with a little pudgy hand 🙂

  4. Tina, love these. Especially Girl at the Pump. I loved seeing the faces in Asia….such a beautiful variety.

    Sharon

    Sharon Buehler 843-442-9602 (cell)

  5. these are all awe-inspiring photographs. I was particularly taken by the quotes as well. my favorite is the one by Dickinson: forever is composed of nows. how true.🙂

  6. WOW…..I have nothing to say….I am speechless….truly BLOWN AWAY by every one of these pieces of art….especially ‘girl at the pump’….
    BREATHTAKING…..WOW…….

  7. I can feel through your photos how greatly you love Cambodia…
    Your quotes made me want to pick up a collection of Emerson !

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