((secret)) garden

Fun with the D5100 before a photoshoot today! I love being alone and wandering with my camera in hand. It’s therapeutic and calms my nerves.

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Kaleidoscope eyes.

DSC_0333 DSC_0343I was rummaging through old film cameras at a garage sale today and left with two lens adapters (that fit both my film and DSLR!) that are essentially a kaleidoscope for your camera. The effect is amazing, and did I mention they were only $4 for the pair? Love.

Sound of Silence

Originally posted on Spinning Atlas:

stop sign sunset

Sometimes we have to stop and wait. There is no reason for it and we aren’t waiting for anything in particular. We are just waiting; thinking. Sometimes we stop because we are told to. We obey the laws of the land without a second thought. A simple stop sign will bring us to a screeching halt, ending our forward momentum instantaneously. No matter the reason, stopping can be the most important part of the day.

So much of life is goal oriented, chipping away each day until we reach our goals. We stress, push, and fight to accomplish our goals each and every minute of every day. If we aren’t working hard we are doing some sort of mindless activity like watching television. This is well and good; everyone needs a balance of work and relaxation. What most people don’t incorporate into their days is time to stop and think…

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Eternal droplets 

Today the soft rain fell, and I was immediately transported back in time. 

I couldn’t forget if I tried. 



rosy morning. 

Spending a glorious morning on a gorgeous campus choreographing a belly dance scene for an opera I’m in. I have it gooood.