TravelScapes | Sunset path at Hillarys Boat Harbour
“If you love a flower, don’t pick it up.
Because if you pick it up it dies and it ceases to be what you love.
So if you love a flower, let it be.
Love is not about possession.
Love is about appreciation.”
It is said that sunset and sunrise is the biggest cliché in photography and yet for photographers, it is more of a hassle to be at the right place and at the right time to capture a sunrise or sunset. It is so much easier to go out there at any other timing of the day to shoot. Sunset and sunrises are fleeting moments, they disappear as fast as they arrive and you have to be on time to capture it. Waking up in the wee hours to prepare, heading for your intended destination hoping for a glimpse of a terrific glow can be a drag. Getting lost in nature after sunset wandering in the dark can also be intimidating. Sometimes you would also need to make several attempts for the trip because a beautiful sunset or sunrise is not guaranteed. These experiences are a norm for artists and photographers who chases the light all the time.
For the rest of the people, when was the last time you actually look up at the sky rather than looking down at whatever you are doing? Life is also fleeting and the most wonderful things in life are free—it just takes some appreciation.