“I wish to live ever as to derive my satisfactions and inspirations from the commonest events…so that my daily walk…may inspire me” (Thoreau). I find shots like this almost healing. Restful, because there’s no drama. Consoling, because close attention reveals beauty and harmony. Nature is like that. I don’t think life as such is like that, experienced as human beings. A picture like this gives everything and takes nothing, reminding us the universe can be this way.

 

Chorlton Meadows: Flat Grass Aesthetic

Saturday January 26, 2013