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Latest Motivational Sayings

A clever person turns great troubles into little ones and little ones into none at all.
-- Chinese Proverb (Wisdom, Problems, Solutions)

Troubles are like babies - they only grow if you nurse them.
-- Unknown Author (Problems, Wisdom, Children)

To remain young while growing old is the highest blessing.
-- German Proverb (Aging, Blessings)

Even though circumstances may cause interruptions and delays, never lose sight of your goal. Instead, prepare yourself in every way you can by increasing your knowledge and adding to your experience, so that you can make the most of opportunity when it occurs.
-- Mario Andretti (Obstacles, Goals, Focus)

Honesty is like an icicle; once it melts, that's the end of it.
-- Unknown Author (Trust, Honesty, Character)

Honesty is something you can't wear out.
-- Waylon Jennings (Honesty, Truth)

A vision without action is called a daydream; but then again, action without a vision is called a nightmare.
-- Jim Sorensen (Goals, Action, Dreams)

Courage is fear that has said its prayers.
-- American Proverb (Courage, Fear, Prayers)

I have no particular talent; I am merely extremely inquisitive.
-- Albert Einstein (Asking, Wisdom, Knowledge)

Happiness in this world, when it comes, comes incidentally. Make it the object of pursuit, and it leads us on a wild-goose chase, and is never attained. Follow some other object, and very possibly we may find that we have caught happiness without dreaming of it.
-- Nathaniel Hawthorne (Happiness, Aspiration, Goals)

You can multiply happiness by dividing it.
-- Unknown Author (Happiness, Sharing)

The end is the crown of any work.
-- Russian Proverb (Success, Perseverance, Achievement)

He who begins many things finishes but few.
-- Italian Proverb (Success, Wisdom, Focus)

Losers quit when they are tired. Winners quit when they have won.
-- Unknown Author (Losing, Winning, Perseverance)

Winners are like teabags. You never see their true strength until they're in hot water.
-- Unknown Author (Winning, Strength, Obstacles)

The wise judge by what they see, the foolish by what they hear.
-- Unknown Author (Wisdom, Gossip)

Horse sense is good judgment which keeps horses from betting on people.
-- W. C. Fields (Judging, Wisdom)

Those who are born twice, live once. Those who are born once, die twice.
-- Christian Proverb (Death, Faith, Life)

Many men fail because they quit too soon. They lose faith when the signs are against them. They do not have the courage to hold on, to keep fighting in spite of that which seems insurmountable. If more of us would strike out and attempt the "impossible," we very soon would find the truth of that old saw that nothing is impossible...Abolish fear and you can accomplish anything you wish.
-- C. E. Welch (Failure, Faith, Perseverance)

If fear wins, you lose.
-- Michael Altshuler (Fear, Failure)

A window of opportunity won't open itself.
-- Dave Weinbaum (Opportunity, Discernment)

Thought is the blossom; language the bud; action the fruit behind it.
-- Ralph Waldo Emerson (Thoughtfulness, Words, Action)

Do not be wise in words - be wise in deeds.
-- Jewish Proverb (Words, Action, Wisdom)

The strongest oak of the forest is not the one that is protected from the storm and hidden from the sun. It's the one that stands in the open where it is compelled to struggle for its existence against the winds and rains and the scorching sun.
-- Napoleon Hill (Strength)

It's not the load that breaks you down; it's the way you carry it.
-- Lena Horne (Failure, Attitude)



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...