Mike calls this photo “Follow Your Own Path.” He wrote:
Be creative. Trust your instincts. Live life without regrets. Don’t settle for mediocrity. Look up at the stars. Be humble. Listen to your inner voice.
Wonder. Awe. Courage. Reverence. Triumph. Respect.
Life’s journey can be quite blurry. Look for the path that leads you to your own clarity and your own strength.
This photo was shot in the Maine woods staring into a warm September sun. It has been processed through Lightroom 4 & Photoshop CS5 with quite a bit of motion & gaussian blur filter blended in to create the finished image.
EXIF data: Nikon D600 – 14-24mm @ 17 – f/18 – 4 secs – ISO 50 – 09/01/13 – 4:53 PM
Thanks so much Mike! You can see more of Mike’s images at Taylor Photography.
Eleanor Imster has helped write and edit EarthSky since 1995. She was an integral part of the award-winning EarthSky radio series almost since it began until it ended in 2013. Today, as Lead Editor at EarthSky.org, she helps present the science and nature stories and photos you enjoy. She also serves as one of the voices of EarthSky on social media platforms including Facebook, Twitter and G+. She and her husband live in Tennessee and have two grown sons.