Child’s play

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Children have neither past nor future; they enjoy the present, which very few of us do.
~Jean de la Bruyere

Even a useless tire and a stick can make a child’s day. The secret is that they live in the present and enjoy what they do and not not require sophisticated or fancy stuff to enjoy their life.

What a ride!

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The little boy enjoying the ride on a hand-pump.

Look what’s there?

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Childhood is measured out by sounds and smells and sights, before the dark hour of reason grows.
~John Betjeman

Photographing toddlers

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I brought children into this dark world because it needed the light that only a child can bring.
~Liz Armbruster

Taking photograph of a toddler is perhaps most challenging task because they are always on the move and most unpredictable. I think one good way to photograph them is when they are doing something which they enjoy most or to take them to a place where they can have fun. Photograph taken with 50 mm Nikon lens (F stop – f/1.8, Exposure – 1/80 sec).

I would love to hear your thoughts / experiences.

Look what is there

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A man is getting old when he walks around a puddle instead of through it. ~R.C. Ferguson

Pause to wonder

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He who can no longer pause to wonder and stand rapt in awe is as good as dead; his eyes are closed.
~Albert Einstein

Play

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A child who does not play is not a child, but the man who does not play has lost forever the child who lived in him.
– Pablo Neruda

This photograph of a local boy playing football was taken at Wayanad, Kerala. Football seems to be a popular sports in Kerala.

Every child is an artist. The problem is …

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“Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up”
~Pablo Picasso