A moment in life #49 – The Unbearable Lightness of Being

I haven’t posted my non-food photos in a while {not that I have that many to share around}. So, here it is, something I quite like – a shot of an iris petal.

The name of the book/movie “the unberable lightness of being” popped into my head as I reviewed the picture.

“”Anyone whose goal is ‘something higher’ must expect someday to suffer vertigo. What is vertigo? Fear of falling? No, Vertigo is something other than fear of falling. It is the voice of the emptiness below us which tempts and lures us, it is the desire to fall, against which, terrified, we defend ourselves.”

– Milan Kundera

{Another photo of the same theme}

The Unbearable Lightness of Being

15 Responses to A moment in life #49 – The Unbearable Lightness of Being

  1. Rosa's Yummy Yums says:

    A splendid shot!

  2. Magda says:

    So beautiful!

  3. Miriam says:

    Wonderful!

  4. La Table De Nana says:

    Ethereal:)

  5. Faith says:

    Gorgeous! Your photography is always stunning, Anh!

  6. Maria says:

    That is simply beautiful Anh!

  7. Wendy says:

    That's so very, very beautiful.

  8. Prerna@IndianSimmer says:

    Oh wow, that's a GORGEOUS shot! Love everything thing about the photo and also the title. I guess I'll be stealing it somewhere :-)

  9. Sylvie @ Gourmande in the Kitchen says:

    Beautiful shot and one of my favorite writers!

  10. Zara says:

    Beautful shot, so tender! And I love the quote, too…

  11. Anonymous says:

    I'm always inspired by your photos, Anh. You actually made me really want to get myself a better camera. I need your advice in this: Can an amateur like me begin with a Canon 50D?

  12. Anh says:

    Lona,
    it's not the camera, it's the photographer.

  13. Christine says:

    beautiful photo!

  14. A. Jarrett says:

    Gorgeous capture! I love the softness~

  15. Rosita Vargas says:

    Amo tu cocina tus fotos y sobre todo tus recetas encantadoras y bien elaboradas,me gusta la fotografía ,pero mi máquina es antigua y la quiero mucho .hago lo que puedo,soy amante de la comida americana osea la tuya,un placer conocerte,cariños y abrazos.

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