Weekly shoot and Quote Challenge: Fragile

Interesting theme… I wanted to find a quote that would lead me to something a bit less obvious than fragility of beauty. I found this one:

“The older you get, the more fragile you understand life to be. I think that’s good motivation for getting out of bed joyfully each day.”
Julia Roberts

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This image was taken in Madrid some years ago, and this man heard my shutter go as I was trying to take the photo of him and his dog going past, I probably said “missed it” or something to my friend, and he wheeled around and gave me a beaming smile, so I could take the shot!!

Hop over to Ese’s blog to see more images on this theme.

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30 comments

  1. Nice capture Sue – not sure what happens when the dog suddenly takes a fancy to something in the opposite direction 🙂

  2. Sweet interpretation Sue! He looks like the kind that lives life to the fullest 🙂

  3. Very nice of him. It’s a wonderful capture.

  4. …and this man fits perfectly with that quote meaning. Nice capture and tweak. Have a good day!

  5. As it turned out probably a much better photo but your editing is spot on as well.

  6. vastlycurious.com

    What a great smile and I love what you did to the photo Sue!

  7. See- the world’s just full of lovely folks, isn’t it? Nice capture 🙂

  8. lovely man lovely dog lovely photo

  9. Your choice to colorize was perfect with the quote. And what a sweet pair. Don’t they look like beings you’d like to have lunch with? Lovely to meet you!

    • Thanks, Meghan! Much appreciated…and I agree, beings to have lunch with. Good to meet you too, I’m off for a wander around your blog. Here’s to more conversations in future! 🙂

  10. Suzanne

    I like the way the man and the dog are in colour and everything else is b&W. Very skillfully done.

  11. Sue, fantastic image … happy one too and .. I love that you only kept the color on the man hand his dog.

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