"We don't stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing." ~George Bernard Shaw

"Look at everything as though you were seeing it either for the first or last time." ~Betty Smith, A Tree Grows in Brooklyn


Sunday, December 14, 2014

Magpie Tales 250 Click!

Le baiser de l'hotel de ville  ( The Kiss 1950 )
photograph by Robert Doisneau

I don't photograph life as it is, 
but life as I would like it to be. - Robert Doisneau
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A sweet kiss
Led to a memorable life capturing
What others did not see
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Thanks once again to Tess Kincaid
for our beloved Magpie Tales

18 comments:

Sandee said...

I wasn't even born yet. What a lovely photograph.

Have a fabulous day my friend. ♥♥♥

Yvonne Osborne said...

I love the quote and the idea of capturing what others do not see.

Stephen Hayes said...

I've loved this famous photograph for as long as I've been aware of it.

Leovi Leovi said...

Yes very nice, a haiku, sweet kiss!

Sandra said...

memorable...I agree!

messymimi said...

So romantic!

humbird said...

It's true, we never think how treasured will be the photo in future. Thanks for bit of history.

Wander said...

nice verse and thank you for coming over to my place

kaykuala said...

A couple in love is such a sweet thing in the 50's or otherwise it is still the same!

Hank

Magaly Guerrero said...

The things our lenses see while we aim them at what we want to see...

Björn Rudberg said...

Indeed .. This is moment captured.. What others didn't see.

Kutamun said...

Great xhoice of words, " capturing "

Tess Kincaid said...

A slice of life...

cube said...

Beautiful photo and it wasn't VDay.

Kestril Trueseeker said...

This speaks to the sweetness found in the small moments.

phil said...

So...what Doisneau dreamed life to be...is what we don't see.

Excellent!

~p

Enigma said...

"What others did not see."

Others rarely get to see it all. :)

~T~ said...

Have the kind of Christmas that should be!