Glory Lies...

Day 110 - April 10, 2010


In picking yourself up.


My friend Miriam Quiambao knows all about this. Back in 1999 when she competed at the Miss Universe pageant she fell during the preliminaries, but she got up, did an awesome job, wowed the judges, and went on to finish first runner up.


We fall down all the time, just because we do doesn't mean that's end of it.


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  • Kelvin Hang 5y

    simply love
  • Ashu Mittal 5y

    Wow! Amazing colors and simplicity. Inspiring story to go with it! And wait a minute, you know a Miss Universe beans!!!
  • Pushp Deep Pandey 5y

    Gorgeous photo Michael.. Nice colours and textures on the leaf.... and great use of DOF.... Some more of these constituting the bokeh would have been nicer... and boy oh boy, am I waiting for that '2k' shot of yours... :D This is bad... get people excited first and then just plain forget it..haha.. :D :D :D

    Seen in my contacts' photos. (?)
  • Marcellina. 5y

    Love the colors and texture. Unfortunately, I don't think this leaf is going to get back up. :o(
  • {Wallflower}} 5y

    The pink here is so beautiful.
    Along with the creamy blurry bokeh, and especially that PINK!
    I like this one a lotttt :D
  • Ken Tsang 5y

    nice pale tone!
  • -Canonist- 5y

    So beautiful and fragile :) I love this!
  • T|F|F 5y

    just beautiful :)
  • John Phillips 5y

    simply beautiful and fine story too
  • Chris Thomas 5y

    Just lovely!
  • jeimz 5y

    simple yet worth a thousand words! :)
  • Danilo Ianne 5y

  • Giovanni Arteaga 5y

    Beautiful huge tones here.
  • Stuart Stevenson 5y

    Beautifully soft and delicate - you got yourself a masterpiece here.
  • Jo 5y

    Extremely Gorgeous& Great message!!
  • Celisa B.M.Serra 5y

    Dear Friend Michael...
    your pics and works, programs,... are very inteligents and very fantastics!!
    YOU ARE VERY INTELLIGENT and a wonderful photographer!!
    Wonderful and precious shots....I loved all of them, really!!
    You'll see my pics so poor and singular....why??
    I don't know why you add me....are you sure??
    Excuse me, but I amn't a photographer....see my profile,...I only love pics and love to take shots of animals, nature, images and news...!!
    Anyway, I had pleasure to know you and thanks so much for your generosity and kindness!!
    Kisses in your so generous and special heart,
  • Rivendell♥Photography 5y

  • joanna_faith 5y

    Great focus!:)
  • FleurPANHUIJZEN 5y

    Beautiful !
  • camila vaz 5y

    nice (Y)
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