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Tuesday, December 13, 2011

Matters of the heart...Part 1

In this post, we will be celebrating love and relationships, in words and pictures.  Love and relationships make very interesting topics not just for everyone; particularly for photographers. Since I started my journey into photography, the most frequent theme for the many events and photo shoots I have been priviledged to undertake has been love and relationships.  Weddings, engagements, pre-wedding portraiture and photo shoots, etc.  The photographers aim in such shoots is to try to capture the emotion, chemistry, magic if you like, that exists between two people. And when he or she is successful, the end result is a joy to behold. Of course a lot depends on the couple too. Because ultimately it is about them and not the photgraphers skill or ability.  So here is to all the wonderful couples I have been priviledged to shoot so far. This one is for you...enjoy!

 “Find a guy who calls you beautiful instead of hot, who calls you back when you hang up on him, who will lie under the stars and listen to your heartbeat, or will stay awake just to watch you sleep... wait for the boy who kisses your forehead, who wants to show you off to the world when you are in sweats, who holds your hand in front of his friends, who thinks you're just as pretty without makeup on. One who is constantly reminding you of how much he cares and how lucky his is to have you.... The one who turns to his friends and says, 'that's her.'”

 “You can't stop loving or wanting to love because when its right, it's the best thing in the world. When you're in a relationship and it's good, even if nothing else in your life is right, you feel like your whole world is complete.”

 Every person deserves some one who makes them smile & laugh at their worst moments. We all deserve something better

Real love makes you more of who you really are. Fake love intoxicates you and makes you less than you really are, impairs your consciousness. That’s their main differences.

Love is shown in your deeds, not in your words.
Fr. Jerome Cummings






Most people enter into relationships with an eye toward what they can get out of them, rather than what they can put into them.
The purpose of a relationship is to decide what part of yourself you'd like to see "show up," not what part of another you can capture and hold.
The purpose of a relationship is not to have another who might complete you; but to have another with whom you might share your completeness.
God from Conversations with God (Book 1) through Neale Donald Walsch (adapted)



You will find, as you look back upon your life, that the moments when you really lived are the moments when you have done things in the spirit of love.
Henry Drummond

The quality of your life is the quality of your relationships. Anthony Robbins





Stay tuned for part two...