On the way

Last week, for the first time in a long time, my son and I met for morning tea in a café, and on our way back to the car I caught sight of some writing engraved into the concrete as we stepped up on a kerb. I stooped to take a photo, and at that moment a bus turned the corner.  My son thought I was crazy, crouching down on the road, focused on photographing a bit of concrete graffiti while a passing bus was leaning into the corner.  But he was missing the magic of the moment.

Here’s what captured my attention:  a grey concrete kerb, utilitarian and ugly, made ‘beautiful’ with a few words and autumn leaves collected in the hollow of the gutter.

You are beautiful 2

Thanks WordPress for the challenge to photograph something on the way to somewhere.

7 thoughts on “On the way

  1. You remind me of one of the huge rewards of being a photo nut – just having a camera long makes us look more closely at life. Still-photography encourages us to observe and select, and later, when we have something to say, illustrate it. Then we can be ‘on our way’ again, until we are stopped by yet another visual idea. Thanks for jogging my memory.

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