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Latest Motivational Quotes

Chained by your attitude, you are a slave.
-- Unknown Author (Attitude, Freedom)

You may avoid suffering and sorrow, but you cannot learn, feel, change, grow, love, and live.
-- Unknown Author (Sadness, Experience, Growth)

If you risk nothing and do nothing, you dull your spirit.
-- Unknown Author (Success, Progress, Risk)

Risks must be taken because the greatest hazard in life is to risk nothing.
-- Unknown Author (Risk, Progress)

Don't cry because it's over--smile because it happened.
-- Unknown Author (Crying, Smile, Perspective)

To hope is to risk failure.
-- Unknown Author (Hope, Failure, Risk)

To live is to risk dying.
-- Unknown Author (Life, Death, Risk)

To love is to risk not being loved in return.
-- Unknown Author (Love, Risk)

To place your ideas, your dreams, before a crowd is to risk their loss.
-- Unknown Author (Dreams, Ideas, Risk)

You can't see the sun when you're crying.
-- American Proverb (Hope, Crying)

To expose feelings is to risk exposing your true self.
-- Unknown Author (Feeling, Character, Risk)

To reach out for another is to risk involvement.
-- Unknown Author (Helping, Risk)

To weep is to risk appearing sentimental.
-- Unknown Author (Crying, Risk)

To laugh is to risk appearing the fool.
-- Unknown Author (Laughter, Risk)

Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.
-- T.S. Eliot (Risk, Progress)

Say little but say it well.
-- Irish Proverb (Words)

Some people cause happiness wherever they go; others cause happiness whenever they go.
-- Unknown Author (Happiness, Character)

If you live in my heart, you live rent free.
-- Irish Proverb (Love, Generosity, Sharing)

May the sun set on me where my love dwells.
-- Bolivian Proverb (Blessings, Prayers, Love)

Don't worry about what the world wants from you, worry about what makes you come more alive. Because what the world really needs are people who are more alive.
-- Lawrence Leshan (Motivation, Worries, Life)

A day of worry is more exhausting than a week of work.
-- Unknown Author (Worries, Work)

He who laughs at others' woes finds few friends and many foes.
-- American Proverb (Judging, Consequences, Criticism)

It's only when we truly know and understand that we have limited time on earth - that we have no way of knowing when our time is up - that we will begin to live each day to the fullest, as if it were the only one we had.
-- Elisabeth Kubler-Ross (Time, Life, Appreciation)

The big secret in life is that there is no big secret. What ever your goal, you can get there if you're willing to work.
-- Oprah Winfrey (Secrets, Life, Work)

We should learn, by reflection on the misfortunes of others, that there is nothing singular in those which befall ourselves.
-- Thomas Fitzosborne (Reflection, Mistakes)



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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