An Exploration of the Power Behind Emotion & Expression

Taking a Breather

In our world today, it feels like everything is happening too fast. It’s hard to just be in the moment, and even on vacation it’s hard to get some quality relaxation. This is why I like this picture so much, because it reminds me to stop, take a breather, and reflect on who I am and who I am becoming…even when the world continues to speed by at its non-stop pace.

I took this picture of my friend Morgan when we were going down an escalator. I had my tripod with my Canon Rebel T1i mounted on top and was standing a few steps behind her. As the escalator carried us downward, everything around her blurred, but because she remained motionless, she stayed in focus.

We probably looked like fools to the people watching us, going up and down the escalators numerous times trying to get the shot just right. But it was like being a little kid again, wanting to ride the escalator just one more time.

 

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11 responses

  1. Nice pic and playing like kids is fun :)

    January 3, 2011 at 1:07 am

    • Thanks Rumi! I don’t think I’ll ever grow up…hahah

      January 3, 2011 at 2:10 am

      • titotexidor

        yo we have the same name kid no one have our last name we might be related you never know

        April 3, 2011 at 2:38 pm

  2. Hey great capture here Tito, we like :O)

    January 4, 2011 at 4:23 am

    • Thanks David! I took a look at your website, you are an amazing photographer! I hope to be able to take such captivating shots one day, great work :)

      January 4, 2011 at 4:38 pm

  3. I love this- what fun that must have been!

    January 5, 2011 at 8:06 pm

  4. That’s an amazing shot!

    January 7, 2011 at 8:30 am

    • thanks Melissa! wish the subject came out a bit sharper though, she probably moved a little.

      January 11, 2011 at 12:18 am

  5. I love the way you experiment when your out and about. Keep ‘em coming!

    January 10, 2011 at 4:36 pm

    • thanks Brooke! Im fairly new to photography, so im still learning a lot and dabbling in different areas. havent really found a favorite yet.

      thank you so much for the weekly challenge! its really helping me to keep taking pictures and learn!

      oh and your blog is awesome, just sayin’ :)

      January 11, 2011 at 12:13 am

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