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Inspirational Quotes on Adversity



I will say this for adversity: people seem to be able to stand it, and that is more than I can say for prosperity.
-- Kin Hubbard

Prosperity is no just scale; adversity is the only balance to weigh friends.
-- Plutarch

There is no education like adversity.
-- Walt Disney

Adversity is the stuff that shows whether you are what you thought you were.
-- American Proverb

Pure gold does not fear the furnace.
-- Chinese Proverb

Patience is the best remedy for every trouble.
-- Plautus

Times of general calamity and confusion create great minds. The purest ore is produced from the hottest furnace, and the brightest thunderbolt is elicited from the darkest storms.
-- Charles Caleb Colton

Adversity has the effect of eliciting talents which, in prosperous circumstances, would have lain dormant.
-- Horace

If we had no winter, the spring would not be so pleasant; if we did not sometimes taste of adversity, prosperity would not be so welcome.
-- Unknown Author





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Lenses
Updated by renan - 4 months ago
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Camera Basics - Sensors Pt. 1
Photography Basics
Updated by renan - 8 months ago
Starting out in photography, everyone has to pass through the most fundamental step of choosing a camera, and with all the brands, and models of cameras this is not easy, especially if this is your first time purchasing one. Let us break these models down into simpler groups and try to see group fits you best.
What is Photography?
Photography Basics
Updated by renan - 8 months ago
So, you decided that you're going to take up photography and maybe eventually, make it a regular hobby, or even make money out of it someday. Before all that, let's take a few steps back and try to understand what photography is and what it actually takes to be a photographer.
Camera Basics - Types of Camera
Photography Basics
Updated by renan - 8 months ago
When choosing a camera, you need to understand the different types that are available and examine which one fits your style of photography and produce the kind of output that you hope to get.
Lens Properties - Aperture
Lenses
Updated by renan - 9 months ago
Another important property of a lens is the aperture. This provides photographers with options to control the technical and artistic qualities of a picture by adjusting the front opening of the lens which affects the exposure and depth of field.

LATEST THOUGHTS

Habit
Bad habits are like a comfortable bed...easy to get into, but hard to get out of.

-- Unknown Author

Habit
Habit starts out as a thread. As new threads are added, it becomes a rope we cannot break.

-- Unknown Author

Dreams
You can plant a dream.

-- Anne Campbell

Happiness
He who plants a garden plants happiness.

-- Chinese Proverb

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