A Better Day

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Have you ever watched kids on a merry-go-round?
Or listened to the rain slapping on the ground?
Ever followed a butterfly’s erratic flight?
Or gazed at the sun into the fading night?
You’d better slow down.
Don’t dance so fast.
Time is short,
The music won’t last.

Do you run through each day on the fly?
When you ask "How are you?"
Do you hear the reply?
When the day is done do you lie in your bed
With the next hundred chores running
through your head?
You’d better slow down.
Don’t dance so fast.
Time is short.
The music won’t last.

Ever told your child, "We’ll do it tomorrow?"
And in your haste, not see his sorrow?
Ever lost touch, let a good friendship die
Cause you never had time to call and say "Hi?"
You’d better slow down.
Don’t dance so fast.
Time is short.
The music won’t last.

When you run so fast to get somewhere
You miss half the fun of getting there.
When you worry and hurry through your day,
It is like an unopened gift…
Thrown away.

Life is not a race.
Do take it slower
Hear the music
Before your song is over.

"Slow Dance" by David L. Weatherford

Finally, the haze is lifted and I can see blue sky again. The air has been so bad for the past week or so and I could hardly see any blue sky. Thank god, it's back and I'm back hunting for more shots. Please enjoy the poem above. It was printed on a bookmark given to me by a dear friend. Everytime I feel down and blue, this beautiful piece reminds me of the wonderful things I'm currently blessed with.

Here's another attempt on IR photography.

EXIF:
Focal Length: 18mm
Shutter: 10 secs
Aperture: f22
Filter: Hoya IR R72

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  1. EGOsnap 74 months ago | reply

    Wonderful shot! I love the colors!

  2. I feel like jello 74 months ago | reply

    Breathtaking; I love this capture.

  3. Mizarin 74 months ago | reply

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  4. biancalouise 73 months ago | reply

    the trees look like bleached coral. i am so much in love with this picture.

  5. faith goble 73 months ago | reply

    Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Poets, Pixels, & Prose!, and we'd love to have this added to the group!

  6. Lighthelper :) back at work for now. :) [deleted] 73 months ago | reply

    That is a wonderful picture, very nice indeed ! :o) Darren.

  7. solesider 72 months ago | reply

    oh my god...amazing !

  8. archloxx [deleted] 72 months ago | reply

    Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Photography - Profoundity in Meaning (REFLECTION COMPETITION), and we'd love to have this added to the group!

  9. macca_muse88 [deleted] 71 months ago | reply

    wow. I usually don't comment but this shot is amazing. It look almost surreal. great shot.

  10. hk_traveller 70 months ago | reply

    Hi, I'm an admin for a group called All Favourite Photos, and we'd love to have this added to the group!

  11. ParishTorch 69 months ago | reply

    I love infra red photography. This is a classic!

  12. Bogyca 68 months ago | reply

    That is absolutely beautiful!

  13. Jennifer Waszmer [deleted] 66 months ago | reply

    beautiful image and lyircs =]



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  14. Lichtstille 59 months ago | reply

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  15. xsterx 53 months ago | reply

    very nicely done!

  16. tokyohanna 53 months ago | reply

    holy crap this is amazing.
    (found this from here)

  17. TheNewRoaldDahl 42 months ago | reply

    Wonderful!! Do you have any infra red pics of gum trees?

  18. rhysvsgodzilla 33 months ago | reply

    Did you remove the camera's IR filter for this?

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