Weekly Photo Challenge: Reflections ~ Your own identity ….

 

 

“You can’t see yourself. You know what you look like because of mirrors and photographs, but out there in the world, as you move among your fellow human beings, whether strangers or friends or the most intimate beloveds, your own face is invisible to you. You can see other parts of yourself, arms and legs, hands and feet, shoulders and torso, but only from the front, nothing of the back except the backs of your legs if you twist them into the right position, but not your face, never your face, and in the end – at least as far as others are concerned – your face is who you are, the essential fact of your identity. Passports do not contain pictures of hands and feet. Even you, who have lived inside your body for sixty-four years now, would probably be unable to recognize your foot in an isolated photograph of that foot, not to speak of your ear, or your elbow, or one of your eyes in close-up. All so familiar to you in the context of the whole, but utterly anonymous when taken piece by piece. We are all aliens to ourselves, and if we have any sense of who we are, it is only because we live inside the eyes of others.”

Paul AusterWinter Journal

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Carefree ~ Bunking College …

“I’ve learned one thing, and that’s to quit worrying about stupid things. You have four years to be irresponsible here, relax. Work is for people with jobs. You’ll never remember class time, but you’ll remember the time you wasted hanging out with your friends. So stay out late. Go out with your friends on a Tuesday when you have a paper due on Wednesday. Spend money you don’t have. Drink ’til sunrise. The work never ends, but college does…”
― Tom Petty

This week’s theme reminds me of my carefree years of college , the lectures we bunked , the partys we had fun , the teasing & silly fights , all those fun times , its difficult to choose from such million memories and thousand photos , so I let my heart pick this three photos randomly …

There in the middle is a girl who couldn’t pose , as her friend was deliberately trying to ruin her pic
lolz… that girl is me & the guy in the full zoom is the one who is trying to click with his stretched hand,
even though I insisted to call upon waiter to get capture the pic… evrything going on is so wrong
yet a beautiful memory has been captured
Mac-donalds...

This one is when we jumped from the college walls, as we were not allowed to go beyond the campus ground,
yet we wanted to watch the movie … & it was scorching summer so we all covered our faces to protect ourselves from the sun burn
& took off to get a ride … coz we used to come in college buses , and so now we had to find a way of our own

Bunking college

This snapshot was taken inside the movie theatre , yeah yeah , I know its not a good behavior to place your shoes
on the front seat , but cum on , we sometimes lose to keep track of our classy behavior when we are with
crazy friends , all we end up doing is silly things & dts wat college days are for ….

inside the theatre

Weekly Photo Challenge: Foreshadow…. a sign or simply nothing ….

broken lamp

broken lamp

 

Foreshadow : A warning … or an indication … a sign ….

It all depends on how we perceive things , we see a broken lamp , & what thought crosses our mind. Its a sign , to tread carefully ahead , of whatever new thing we are planning to do … or to look back and see what we are losing …

But there is a catch , you cannot look at everything and start taking those as some signs , sometimes they are just mere things happening , while sometimes they mean more than that …

the trick lies in drawing the line so that we don’t start hallucinating , or over thinking

 

Weekly Photo Challenge: Kiss

Kiss , is something you do out of intense love , its a way of expressing love , when words fail , just like photographs , they speak more than 1000 words could. This is an amazing similarity between both a Kiss & a Photo. This is a perfect challenge theme. I was a bit confused as in which one to go with , but finally I chose this one.

My little cousin , who has a thing for bunnys , lolz, and when she sees one ,even a toy , she is like kisses & all , it is her way to express her feelings , how much she adores them. So this one is for her innocent love , she doesn’t even know she is expressing her love for them , & makes it seem even more cute ^_^

weekly photo challenge kiss

my sweet little golu ❤

 

Weekly Photo Challenge : Unique: A photo manipulation

This week ‘s challenge is quite interesting , & as soon as I saw this photo , the first word that popped in my mind was UNIQUE , the photo is creation using photo manipulation by

Maja Vuckovic

Maja Vuckovic

 

The mummified zombies, bound endless strands (cords) fate describes the situation of awaited death & miserable life.

While the little girl with violin sitting on chair has bit static effect with it , grounded roots , yet feet not touching , like its waiting for the shield of shoes , before she enters the real world.

On the other hand Robot woman , is the complicate part to explain , she is yesterday or could be the tomorrow , but acts like the other side of the same coin of zombies .

The real meaning is still in the eyes of the viewer ….

 

Weekly Photo Challenge: Love~ yet to discover

samy love

I have always loved the idea of LOVE , & yet never lived it , Its like walking on the beach & looking at your own reflection, coz the other half of you lies beyond that seas , I think, that I ll meet someone one day, who would possesses the eyes that I never had , but always needed; the vision to see backwards and forwards and all around, the other wing that I need to complete my flight. And I think it can just happen, suddenly, without explanation! And then I think, it would be good to keep that person, I’ll always have those eyes, and always have two wings.

So I just want to say him , whoever he is , wherever he is right now , I don’t know you , but Love will find us & than our journey together will begin coz ,

My love for you is a journey;
Starting at forever,
And ending at never

Weekly Photo Challenge: Solitary …. you sometimes need your own little world …

It’s strange, but when you’re the only person you know who’s gone through something that’s changed you into a completely different person, for a while it’s like you’re on your own planet….

Solitude has different meanings & everyone has different way to perceive it , some people find crowded place as the best place to lose oneself  & find their solitude in such a environment , while some like to go off to wander along the lonely tracks , totally cut off from any communication or contact ….

Some are habituated to live in solitude , while some appreciate solitude time once in a while ….

Here are few pics that i think goes very well with the theme ….

 

-> “The necessary thing is after all but this: solitude, great inner solitude. Going-into-oneself and for hours meeting no one—this one must be able to attain.”

Rainer Maria Rilke, Letters to a Young Poet

 

 

->“I think it’s very healthy to spend time alone. You need to know how to be alone and not be defined by another person.”

~Oscar Wilde

->“Reflection must be reserved for solitary hours; whenever she was alone, she gave way to it as the greatest relief.”

~Jane Austen from Pride and Prejudice