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Latest Inspirational Thoughts

Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful.
-- Dr. Albert Schweitzer (Success, Happiness, Love)

What fills the eye fills the heart.
-- Celtic Proverb (Emotions, Reflection)

The soul would have no rainbow if the eyes had no tears.
-- Native American Proverb (Sadness, Happiness)

The Lord will drench you with His showers, but He will dry you with His sun.
-- Czech Proverb (Faith, Blessings)

After distress, solace.
-- Swahili Proverb (Sadness, Happiness, Life)

Friendship is like a bank account. You can't continue to draw on it without making deposits.
-- Unknown Author (Friendship)

The sooner begun, the sooner done.
-- Unknown Author (Work, Progress, Procrastination)

The world is a mirror that reflects our own face. Frown at it and it will show you a sourpuss. Laugh at it and it will be your jolly friend.
-- Unknown Author (Life, Character, Attitude)

A love that can last forever takes but a second to come about.
-- Cuban Proverb (Love, Opportunity)

A lady is a woman who makes it easy for a man to be a gentleman.
-- American Proverb (Character, Attitude)

I realized early on that success was tied to not giving up. Most people in this business gave up and went on to other things. If you simply didn't give up, you would outlast the people who came in on the bus with you.
-- Harrison Ford (Success, Perseverance)

Success is not purchased at any one time, but on the installment plan.
-- Unknown Author (Success, Perseverance)

The earth laughs at him who calls a place his own.
-- Hindustani Proverb (Greed, Wealth, Life)

Take only what you need and leave the land as you found it.
-- Native American Proverb (Contentment, Respect)

Time is infinitely more precious than money, and there is nothing common between them. You can't accumulate time; you cannot borrow time; you can never tell how much time you have left in the Bank of Life. Time is life...
-- Israel Davidson (Wealth, Time, Life)

The bad news is time flies. The good news is you're the pilot.
-- Michael Altshuler (Time, Aspiration, Goals)

If you don't have a plan for yourself, you'll be a part of someone else's.
-- American Proverb (Goals, Aspiration)

You can outdistance that which is running after you but not what is running inside you.
-- Rwandan Proverb (Acceptance, Character, Conscience)

Start by doing what's necessary, then what's possible, and suddenly you are doing the impossible.
-- St. Francis of Assisi (Action, Success, Miracles)

Progress results from persistence with purpose.
-- Frank Tyger (Progress, Persistence, Motivation)

The deepest waters make the least noise.
-- Guatemalan Proverb (Wisdom, Humility, Pride)

The secret of life is not to do what you like, but to like what you do.
-- American Proverb (Life, Acceptance, Contentment)

A saddened heart is not made happier with a change of place.
-- Unknown Author (Sadness, Happiness, Change)

You don't aim at the bull's-eye. You aim at the center of the bull's-eye!
-- Raymond Berry (Goals, Success, Aspiration)

I think the one lesson I have learned is that there is no substitute for paying attention.
-- Diane Sawyer (Listening, Knowledge, Wisdom)



Lens Properties - Focusing
Updated by renan - Jun 03, 2020
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

Just Passing By...