Posted by: Michelle Stella Riordan | August 13, 2014

My Moment of Zen….

“Life isn’t fair.
It’s just fairer than death. That’s all.”

~ William Goldman

Find your Happy Place.

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I leave an Impression.

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Posted by: Michelle Stella Riordan | July 16, 2014

My Moment of Zen…

Nothing can cure the soul but the senses just as nothing can cure the senses but the soul.

~ Oscar Wilde

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Posted by: Michelle Stella Riordan | January 10, 2014

My Moment of Zen…

 

My Moment of Zen…
Sunrise in Ocean City, New Jersey

My Moment of Zen…

 

If you could describe 2013 in one word,

what would that be..?

UNEXPECTED

 

Now think of one word to denote what 2014 should be.

LIVE

 

“Love makes your soul crawl out from its hiding place.”

~ Zora Neale Hurston

 

My Moment of Zen... Sunrise in Ocean City, New Jersey

 

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Stainton’s Co-op

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Ocean City, New Jersey

 

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Posted by: Michelle Stella Riordan | July 18, 2013

My Moment of Zen…

My Moment of Zen…

Dreams

“If you go
Take a little piece of me
Hang it by the place you sleep
And dream of me
Don’t leave” 

excerpt Matchbox 20

I will

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sunset from the 9th street bridge Ocean City, NJ/Somers Point, NJ

What do you dream of..? 

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Posted by: Michelle Stella Riordan | June 7, 2013

My Moment of Zen…

My Moment of Zen…

“Love is the flower you’ve got to let grow.”

~ John Lennon

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“Joy is a flower that blooms when you do.” 

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Floral Fantasy in Macro +14

Have you ever seen the beauty from the other side of the flower..?

Michelle Stella Riordan 

Anyone can take a picture.  I leave an Impression. 

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Posted by: Michelle Stella Riordan | May 29, 2013

My Moment of Zen…

My Moment of Zen…

“What orbit of the planets has put you and me in this place,

at this moment? 

Where time takes a breath

and we dance on the edge of our dreams?”

 

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Mercury – top right

Venus – bottom right

Jupiter – bottom left

“The stars are the street lights of eternity.”

 

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“When it is darkest, men see stars.”

 ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

 

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Mercury, Venus & Jupiter

A thing of beauty

When’s the last time you’ve seen a conjunction..?

Michelle Stella Riordan

 Anyone can take a picture. I leave an Impression.

 

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Posted by: Michelle Stella Riordan | May 22, 2013

My Moment of Zen…

Life is Beautiful

“It is not length of life, but depth of life.”

~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

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“Ultimately, Love is everything.”

~ M. Scott Peck

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Daisies photographed with LensBaby +14 Macro

Nurtured in OnOne Software

Michelle Stella Riordan

Anyone can take a picture. I leave an Impression.

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Posted by: Michelle Stella Riordan | May 16, 2013

My Moment of Zen…

My Moment of Zen.

 

A moment of reflection.

 

The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes,

but in having new eyes.

~ Marcel Proust

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The soul would have no rainbow had the eyes no tears.

~ John Vance

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Colorful clouds reflected in a lake as the winds pick up offer a

perfect opportunity to capture color, shape and texture.

 

What causes you to reflect..?

 

Michelle Stella Riordan
Anyone can take a picture. I leave an Impression.

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Posted by: Michelle Stella Riordan | May 7, 2013

My Moment of Zen…

 

My Moment of Zen…

 

Head in the clouds.

 

Upon receiving my very first 35mm camera (Minolta AL-F), I asked my mom’s friend who was a professional photographer how to start.

“Put your head in the clouds.”, I was told.

I was hooked at the age of 13 years old. I learned how to see the light and adjust for it. I learned about depth of field and exposure.

I went out everywhere with my camera and film. Yes, I said the F word. 30+ years later, my head is still in the clouds.

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“You must not blame me if I do talk to the clouds.”
~ Henry David Thoreau

No truer words were meant for me.

But then again, I talk to my plants, my dogs, the water and the rising sun.

I talk to life.

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“It’s a big blue spanish sky,
Lay on my back and watch clouds roll by.”
 ~ Chris Isaak

Blue Spanish Sky from Wicked Games

 

What has you captivated..?

 

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Anyone can take a picture. I leave an Impression.

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Posted by: Michelle Stella Riordan | April 23, 2013

My Moment of Zen…

My Moment of Zen…

 

Water…

 

 

“The Earth hath bubbles as the water has,

And these are of them.”

~ Williams Shakespeare

 

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“The aim of every artist is to arrest motion,

which is life, by artificial means and hold it fixed so that a hundred years later,

when a stranger looks at it, it moves again since it is life.” 

~ William Faulkner

 

 

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“What is the mind but motion in the intellectual sphere?”

~ Oscar Wilde

 

 

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I found a babbling brook.  It was mesmerizing. 

So I grabbed the Canon with the Lensbaby.  I was hovering 1/2 in the brook barely 1-2 inches above the water.

I experimented by stacking the macro lens: +10, +14, +20

 

How do you stop motion..?

 

 

Michelle Stella Riordan

Anyone can take a picture.  I leave an Impression.

 

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