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Go To Your Happy Place

Perhaps if you were photographing the dumpster outside the local Zippy’s you might get a bad shot, but even then, I think you would somehow manage to capture a beautiful sunset reflecting off a broken glass.

We were driving around in the North Shore and I noticed this interesting little lagoon off the side of the road. The waves were crashing over the surrounding rocks and spilling into the lagoon as the sun was setting and there was a perfect sense of tranquility. It took me a few moments to take in the scene and then I setup for the shot. The resulting image is almost exactly as I saw it. The only thing missing is the warmth of the sun and the smell of salt in the air, but I will let you fill that in with your imagination.

I wonder if people who live in these paradises ever get so used to seeing these scenes that they get desensitized to their beauty. Well, not I, my friend. I think I would turn into a bum and spend my time sitting there staring all day. Maybe it is best that I do not live in paradise just yet. In the mean time I shall call this my happy place.

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