Pablo Neruda had written that one can cut all the flowers, but he cannot keep the spring from coming. For blogging, please allow me to paraphrase it; no matter how many flower pics we add on our blog, we cannot bring the spring earlier.
Spring is officially here after the spring equinox of March 21st. And, spring means one thing: flowers, flowers, and flowers. The previous years, many researchers have shown the power of flowers. Both their sight and smell can change our brain chemistry and make us feel more positive. The fresh-cut flowers around the house make us feel less anxiety, and people had more innovative ideas and solutions to problems when flowers were nearby.
For me, spring means more sun, better mood, and endless shooting of blooms and flowers. No matter how many floral close-ups I have in my portfolio, I always find something new, beautiful and intriguing, to photograph that differs from the others.
Today, I gathered my favorite spring quotes for reflection and more inspiration.
I. “You can cut all the flowers but you cannot keep Spring from coming.”
― Pablo Neruda
Whether you are a Valentine fan or an Anti-Valentine type of person…
Valentine’s Day is about celebrating love. But, in my opinion, it’s not “conditio sine qua non” to feel in love with a person in order to be affected by St. Valentine. You can feel in love with your life, your work, your best friends, your pet, your creations, your music, or with whatever else you have this gut feeling.