Through the Looking Glass

It’s a beautiful day to be thankful. A dear childhood friend recently lost an aunt to cancer, her fourth family member who has passed away in five years. Like she said, you begin to question the unfairness of life and your faith is challenged. One of our mutual friends thought we should do an activity to show our support. Hence the brunch.
It wasn’t a surprise to her but she was touched that we came together to support her and make her smile. While a group of us were chatting I looked up and saw our happy reflections in the mirror and wanted to capture the moment. Through the looking glass one can see the love and carefree moments of friends.

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Photo101:Edge

I missed the assignment from a few days back and since our photography session is coming to an end, I wanted to make sure I shared this one. This shopping center is a short walk from my job and houses retail, restaurants, a gym and a hotel. The design of the building instantly draws the viewers eyes upward and with the mish mash scents of all kinds of foods and the obligatory Starbucks, I visit this spot quite often.

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Photo101:Treasure

“Fun fact #1 about pomegranates: Pomegranates are awesome.
Fun fact #2: Pomegranates are like little explosions of awesome in your mouth.
Fun fact #3: A lot of people think you’re not supposed to eat the seeds of a pomegranate – but that’s not true, people who tell you that are liars, and they don’t know anything about life, and they should never be trusted.”
― Tahereh Mafi

A bit of bad news today was sweetened with the fruit of my childhood – Pomegranate. Pure ecstasy!

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Photo101:Day15:Landscape

I was terribly disappointed not being able to participate in yesterday’s challenge but rest assured I will have a delayed posting.
This photo was taken over the summer on a spontaneous day trip to Washington DC. We had fun traipsing through the streets of Georgetown and as we were leaving I thought this would be a great shot.

To the complaint, ‘There are no people in these photographs,’ I respond, There are always two people: the photographer and the viewer.”
― Ansel Adams

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Photo101:Day11:Pop of Color

Today was a wet, grey and cold day. I had a few scenarios in mind to capture my pop of color but the weather proved to be quite a challenge. I ended up with these two photos. The wet road turn signs which are often hard to see on a day such as today (unless you use your phone filters) and lip colors against a sequined, shiny back drop. Nothing like a pop of color to brighten up a grey, cold day.

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