Ese’s Weekly Shoot & Quote Challenge: Directions

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Good morning from another beautiful sunny Hastings day.

Another week, another challenge by Ese’ s Voice –      Ese’s Weekly Shoot & Quote Challenge – Direction      

I had to do some thinking for this challenge as I scrolled through my archives.  Directions.  Then I searched for a quote and came up with this one.

“You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes.  You can steer yourself in any direction you choose.  You’re on your own, and you know what you know. And you are the guy who’ll decide where to go.”

Dr Seuss.

So I found these photos from an early morning frosty walk at Pakowhai Park, on the side road between Napier and Hastings, last winter.    I was the only one there and the photos I got were amazing.  So I chose these photos as they had tracks leading in different directions. These have all been edited with either All Vintage Studio or FX Photostudio Pro to give a misty or vague look to them so that the directions are not always clear.  I believe totally in that quote in that life is full of choices and each choice we make determine what direction our lives take.

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We can walk alongside others as this path meanders alongside a stream.

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Or we can take a lonely road by ourselves.

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Sometimes it can be dark and lonely.

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Other times it is like a step into the unknown.

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Others cross our paths going in completely different directions to us and at different speeds.

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There are times when we have a hard time deciding what direction we should take.

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Yet other times it is easy to see what direction we should take.

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No matter what direction we take life is always interesting.

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A word a Week Photo Challenge – Lines

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Good morning from a  sunny Hastings,

This weeks challenge by A Word in Your Ear  is lines.  So I went through my photos and found these photos from last winter taken at Cornwall Park.  I liked the way that the shadows of the trees continue over the bank of this stream and into the water.  I also framed all these photos with the Lines frame from ImageFramer. Rather appropriate I thought.

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You can see the shadows on this pond as broken lines.

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These two photos are taken at the same time, but from different view points.

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