Flora & Fauna

by Valentina March. 11, 2017 1904 views
Close up of a leave in the botanic garden

- Veins -

Plants, Animals & People. 

Everywhere we go we see them, feel them & have some sort of contact with them. Today I was surrounded by all three in a combined, new discovery type of way!

The botanic garden with its exhibition of living butterflies was amazing, I really had a great experience. It kinda felt like I needed a reminder of how beautiful and extraordinary nature is, not that I ever forgot, but the daily routine can blur your lenses. 

I recently read a quote that really fits what I am experiencing now with this project.

A camera is a tool for learning how to see without a camera. - Dorothea Lange

The world has to offer very beautiful things, many small things that one might not pay attention to because of a 40h + week, responsibilities etc. Of course I am no different, but I think that right now that I always have my camera with me and that I try to find the next beautiful thing around me, I am seeing more of my surrounding than before (if that makes any sense). I love how I start noticing details about the world directly in front of me, I will try to keep it up!

Sending out Love

Beautiful Butterfly

- Delicate Wings -

Butterfly sitting on a leaf

- Tiny Silhouette -

Ceiling of the butterfly house

- Up -

A few butterflies sitting by the window

- By the Window -

Plants growing on water

- Fallen -

Butterfly with half closed wings

- Almost -

Plants hanging from the ceiling

- Hanging Garden -

Sitting butterfly

- Winged Eye -

Butterflies by the window in Black&White

- Meeting Point -


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Jill Bahm 4 years, 7 months ago

Beautiful! I am planning a trip to our local butterfly house soon (almost went today - now I really want to go!). I totally agree that this 365 day project is helping me find beautiful things every day too. Aren't we lucky?!

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Valentina Replied to Jill Bahm 4 years, 7 months ago

Yes, we are! I'm sure you'll have an amazing time!! Thank you for your comment :) it's good to know it has the same effect on people!

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