An American expat living in Duesseldorf, Germany, below just about sums it up!
"Nobody sees a flower - really - it is so small it takes time - we haven't time - and to see takes time, like to have a friend takes time." ~ Georgia O'Keeffe
"Ah, what portraits could be made from nature with photography and painting." -- Vincent van Gogh
"What photography does for me; the limits of ordinary life give rise to magical moments, or unexpected flashes of insight, or quiet moments of reflection on what is right in front of me that fills me with pleasure." -- Joel Meyerowitz. (I wish I had written that, as that is how I feel.)
There is a language, little known,
Lovers claim it as their own.
Its symbols smile upon the land,