In The Distance

“… I have been moved by the blue at the far edge of what can be seen, that color of horizons, of remote mountain ranges, of anything far away. The color of that distance is the color of an emotion, the color of solitude and of desire, the color of there seen from here, the color of where you are not. And the color of where you can never go.” (Rebecca Solnit)

“Everything seems simpler from the distance.”  (Gail Tsukiyama)

“Every once in a while, people need to be in the presence of things that are really far away.”  (Ian Frazier)

52 Weeks Photo Challenge: Week 30-In The Distance





About Olga

I have always had an affinity for artistic endeavors and the beauties of nature. The power of the word combined with photography have become my creative spark.
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20 Responses to In The Distance

  1. Denis1950 says:

    Three beautiful images Olga. I love the quote from Gail Tsukiyama, she is one of my favourite writers, The Samurai’s Garden is a classic

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    • Olga says:

      Thank-you, Denis. It took me quite awhile to find those quotes. Not too many around on ‘distance’, other than about love and relationships.


  2. Great photos, fitting quotes!

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  3. thegirlthatdreamsawake says:

    Beautiful photos here! I can’t choose my favourite they are all great! Welcome to the challenge and thank you for joining us 🙂 hope you enjoy it 😊

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  4. Suzanne says:

    Beautiful words and photos.

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  5. Walking My Path: Mindful Wanderings in Nature says:

    Just lovely, Olga. That sunset is exquisite.
    We see long distances here in NM. In winter, the horizon turns a mauve/lavender/blue. I love it. I love seeing for hundreds of miles to the distant mountain ranges.
    Nice to see you, Olga.


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    • Olga says:

      Always nice to see you also, Mary. ❤ I really miss being in the presence of the mountains in Alberta. It was a unique and wondrous experience. The horizon you describe sounds amazing. Thanks for coming by. ❤


  6. KR says:

    Amazing photos! Thank you for sharing!

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  7. Amy says:

    Gorgeous shots! Love the quotes. 🙂


  8. Janice says:

    Beautiful photos and quotes. They all go together well.

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  9. Lovely images, Olga!

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