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“The art of writing is not as solitary as one might think. When it finally dawns on us one day that our task as writers is to share what we know of the human spirit, we suddenly discover that we were never truly alone.” ― Hal Zina Bennett I’m following up my Monochrome Mondays post with the colour version of the same image. While it looks lovely in mono, I prefer the… Read More

“Presence” Nikon D800 Nikkor 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6 G I AF-S VR Zoom @ 300mm 1/500 sec, f/11.0, ISO 200 For more images like this, please visit my Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/EdLehming or my website (some images available for purchase) http://www.edlehming.com

“I just like to be alone sometimes, no I’m not angry, no I’m not sad. I just like to be alone. It’s how I recharge” – Unknown I’m still finding myself reflecting on some of the wonderful moments of late December 2016, including the many solitary hikes on our local trails. I was amazed that there were no other hikers out on several beautiful days after Christmas. The trails had obviously had use… Read More

“Solitary. But not in the sense of being alone. Not solitary in the way Thoreau was, for example, exiling himself in order to find out where he was; not solitary in the way Jonah was, praying for deliverance in the belly of the whale. Solitary in the sense of retreat. In the sense of not having to see himself, of not having to see himself being seen by anyone else.” ― Paul… Read More

Here’s my entry for Jennifer’s One Word Photo Challenge with the topic of Candid. This photo is one of my first posts for 2016 and has been a favourite of mine since I made the photo several years ago. if you are interested in the story, please check out the original post. Nikon D300 Nikkor 70-300 mm f/4.4-5.6, @ 300 mm 1/60 sec, f/5.6, ISO 450 For more images like this, please visit my… Read More

While on a walking tour of Old Quebec a few years ago, I came across this man sitting in Parc Montmorency. When I first saw him, I had a front view and he was talking to a lady in a nurse’s uniform and she walked away laughing. I imagine she knew him and they had just shared a joke. As the tour progressed I came around behind him, at a distance. He… Read More

A New Year is upon us and already I am a few days behind my goal of daily blogging. I have numerous excuses but have decided to step into this year excuse free and just look forward rather than dwelling on why I did not do something, by simply doing what is required, to the best of my  ability, going forward. The purpose of blogging, for me, has multiple levels: Firstly, it… Read More