Mini-story: Beauty In the Details.
Can you see it? Sharpen the focus. Still having trouble? Adjust the lens. Almost in view? Tinker with the exposure. Now you see it? Yes, that’s it. Look beyond the picture your eyes are painting. There’s more beauty to be discovered in the captured subtleties of life. This tiny square encompasses all of life: night and day, dark and light, sun and moon, good and evil, birth and evolution, life and death. It’s practical to think Monarch Butterflies have no real conception, awareness, of the life they are living. However, hone in on the minute details. You’ll discover these clustered beings are experiencing, exhibiting, life to its fullest degree. Each twitch and flap of their wings suggest potential for new discovery. Each breath inhaled - taking in all scents, smells, aromas of life - and exhaled - releasing only to make way for the ones yet to be savored - suggest risk, ambition, and lust for more fulfillment. They cling desperately to life - leaves, branches, twigs, sprigs, flowers - and grasp it for as long as possible suggesting their is a finite amount of time allotted for their existence. They suckle nourishment from nectar, imbibe fluids from sap flowers on trees, drain vitamins from rotting fruits, and even gain sustenance from bird dropping and animal dung. They feel for other life around the using their antennae which permits sensation and arousal. They pose prominently for all to see. Their glass-painted designs only hint at the essence of their sexiness but cause all others to witness in astonishment. There’s beauty in the details. When taken for granted, you’ll miss it and prohibit yourself from witnessing what truly matters. Don’t over focus your picture. There’s no need to constantly adjust the lens. Too much tinkering of the exposure can result in muddled visibility. Take it all in. Appreciate the subtleties of life. Appreciate the details and all its beauty. #details #butterfly #monarchbutterfly #butterflies #pismobeach #life #lens #capture #pictures #exposure #focus #aperture #photography #expressyourself #ministory #gringosnotebook #everystoryisworthsharing #write #read #blog #experience - 18 minutes ago