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Latest Inspirational Sayings

You alone can do it, but you can't do it alone.
-- Unknown Author (Cooperation, Helping)

May the Lord grant me a sword and no need to use it.
-- Czech Proverb (Strength, Peace, Prayers)

Before I was paralyzed, there were 10,000 things I could do. Now there are 9,000. I could dwell on the 1,000 I lost or focus on the 9,000 I have left.
-- W. Mitchell (Obstacles, Optimism, Perspective)

He that goes a-borrowing, goes a-sorrowing.
-- Unknown Author (Debts, Sadness)

Money borrowed is soon sorrowed.
-- Irish Proverb (Money, Debts)

Worry gives a small thing a big shadow.
-- Swedish Proverb (Worries, Perspective)

If a man has a talent and cannot use it, he has failed. If he has a talent and uses half of it, he has partially failed. If he has a talent and learns somehow to use the whole of it, he has gloriously succeeded and won a satisfaction and a triumph few men ever know.
-- Thomas Wolfe (Success, Failure)

Don't look back: Something may be gaining on you.
-- Satchel Paige (Focus, Obstacles)

Do not try to fight a lion if you are not one yourself.
-- African Proverb (Strength, Fighting)

Treat the world well. It was not given to you by your parents. It was willed to you by your children.
-- Kenyan Proverb (Respect, Children)

Find something you love to do and you'll never have to work a day in your life.
-- Harvey Mackay (Passion, Work)

The hardest work in the world is being out of work.
-- Whitney M. Young, Jr. (Work)

You may not know all the answers, but you probably won't be asked all the questions either.
-- Unknown Author (Asking, Knowledge)

Any man who knows all the answers most likely misunderstood the questions.
-- Unknown Author (Understanding, Listening)

A proverb is to speech what salt is to food.
-- Panamanian Proverb (Words, Motivation)

When something happens to you, good or bad, consider what it means. There's a purpose to life's events, to teach you how to laugh more or not to cry too hard.
-- Unknown Author (Wisdom, Learning, Crying)

We come into this world crying while all around us are smiling. May we so live that we go out of this world smiling while everybody around us is weeping.
-- Persian Proverb (Crying, Life, Smile)

Proverbs in conversation are torches in darkness.
-- Venezuelan Proverb (Motivation, Words, Wisdom)

You can make more friends in two months by becoming really interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get other people interested in you.
-- Dale Carnegie (Attitude, Friendship)

May the hinges of friendship never grow rusty.
-- Unknown Author (Friendship)

I was seldom able to see an opportunity until it ceased to be one.
-- Mark Twain (Opportunity, Discernment)

Tomorrow is often the busiest day of the week.
-- Puerto Rican Proverb (Time, Future, Procrastination)

The force of the waves is in their persistence.
-- Denis Waitley (Strength, Persistence)

If you see a need, do not ask why doesn't somebody do something, ask why don't I do something. Hard work and persistence and initiative are still the non-magic carpets to success for most of us.
-- Marian Wright Edelman (Work, Persistence, Success)

Persistent people begin their success where others end in failure.
-- Edward Eggleston (Success, Persistence)



Lens Properties - Focusing
Updated by renan - 11 months ago
An optically superior lens is practically useless if the focusing system cannot cope with its intended use. Focusing precisely and as quickly as possible is one of the most important property that a lens has to provide to photographers. Let's find out the different aspects that affects the focusing of a lens.
Camera Basics - Sensors Pt. 1
Photography Basics
Updated by renan - Feb 07, 2020
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 - Feb 07, 2020
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 - Feb 06, 2020
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
Updated by renan - Jan 23, 2020
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.


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

-- Unknown Author

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

-- Unknown Author

You can plant a dream.

-- Anne Campbell

He who plants a garden plants happiness.

-- Chinese Proverb

Pigeon (In Flight)
Minglanilla, Cebu
July, 2013
Pigeon (In Flight)
Minglanilla, Cebu
July, 2013

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