Life is…

Life is full of beauty. Notice it. Notice the bumble bee, the small child, and the smiling faces. Smell the rain, and feel the wind. Live your life to the fullest potential, and fight for your dreams. -Ashley Smith +++ The original shot was color, but I liked both b/w and color… after this post, I’ll share the color version on Bohemian’s eye Facebook page. Have a look tell me which one you’d like?  :) ©Mariko Evans

Peace at Sea

Peace flows into me As the tide to the pool by the shore; It is mine forevermore, It ebbs not back like the sea. -Sara Teasdale +++ ©Mariko Evans

Counting moments.

“Forever is composed of nows.” ― Emily Dickinson +++ She was playing with sand as if she counts moments – like a sand clock. seen @ English Bay, shot by an expired film. +++ ©Mariko Evans

Speak silence.

“He who does not understand your silence will probably not understand your words.” – Elbert Hubbard +++ ©Mariko Evans

A tiny step.

“The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.” – Lao Tzu +++ 【 N O T I C E 】 Just to let you know that all weekend photo session spots have already been taken until late September, and currently, I am not able to accept NEW CLIENTS for “FAMILY-PHOTO SESSIONS” until further notice. Life style portrait session during weekdays is still available for both new/repeat clients. Sorry for the inconveniences it may cause and appreciate your understanding. MARIKO ©Mariko Evans  

Life is a gift – never take it for granted.

Dear friends, Recently, a sad news hit me deeply. Humberto – who’s a talented artist, great tango dancer, loving father of the 14-month-old boy, and husband to my dear friend Elena, who’s also an inspiring artist with most beautiful soul – had a heart attack, and he’s facing heart surgery which would take a long way to recover. First, shocked. Second, I got so scared. Because this could be happening to me, you, your loved ones, to anyone, anytime. The ordinary life – we tend to forget to appreciate how precious it actually is – it could be ended and …