A night in Vancouver

A photographer’s gift to the viewer is to find beauty in the “overlooked ordinary. – Saul Leiter +++ Saul Leiter is one of my most respected photographers and this quote is how I view photography…one day I hope my photographs will help people to see lights/beauties in their ordinary life. ©Mariko Evans

Gratitude.

“Do not spoil what you have by desiring what you have not; remember that what you now have was once among the things you only hoped for.” – Epicurus +++   ©Mariko Evans

One morning.

“Perfection is achieved, not when there is nothing more to add, but when there is nothing left to take away.”  – Antoine de Saint-Exupéry +++ As much as I love colours – I can’t stop loving B/W photographs, as it simplifies everything and yet, can let you see what you might have missed in colour photographs… ©Mariko Evans

How the Sun set on that day…

Time is often forgotten when staring at nature’s activity just like this sunset. (And especially when I have my camera in my hands!) +++ Shot @ our favourite place – Wreck beach, Vancouver. +++ ©Mariko Evans

Explore. Dream. Discover.

“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.” – Mark Twain +++ This quote has always been one of my most favourites, which instantly pop up to my mind when I saw this image. Lately, we’ve been lucky to have gorgeous weather here in Vancouver, but it seems like Vancouver’s famous “Rainy Days” would start in couple of days….well enjoy the blue sky while you …