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Fall Seven Times and Stand Up Eight – Japanese Proverb

December 3, 2018 – 10:14 am | Comments Off on Fall Seven Times and Stand Up Eight – Japanese Proverb
Japanese proverb - determination

Fall seven times, stand up eight.

This is one of my favorite Japanese proverbs: Fall seven times and stand up eight. When life knocks you down, stand back up. Keep trying! Success, failure, and determination concept.

I have just added this picture to the napkin series in my stock photography portfolio.

I guess I am a fan of Japanese wisdom. Here are three more proverbs.

Japanese proverb

Only staying active will make you want to live a hundred years.

Japanese proverb

Vision without action is a daydream. Action without vision is a nightmare.

Japanese proverb

If you understand everything, you must be misinformed.

What is your favorite Japanese saying?

Royalty Free Pictures – October 2018 update

November 17, 2018 – 7:03 pm | Comments Off on Royalty Free Pictures – October 2018 update
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Where to buy and license my royalty free pictures and video footage
Custom Designs in Vintage Letterpress Wood and Metal Types

Good Morning Monday!

October 29, 2018 – 9:05 am | Comments Off on Good Morning Monday!
Good morning Monday

A new Monday, a new week, a new month …
As a self employed stock photographer I really don’t see much difference between weekends and week days. I depend more on weather for my outdoor pictures. Of course, there is a new weekly cycle in pictures …

Banners, Greeting Cards, and Word Abstracts in Wood Type

December 19, 2017 – 2:41 pm | Comments Off on Banners, Greeting Cards, and Word Abstracts in Wood Type

Banners, logos, greeting cards, word abstracts, questions, inspirational and motivational quotes… My stock photography portfolio includes a lot of pictures created with wood and metal type printing blocks.
I am using different sets of letters and numbers against various backgrounds or isolated on white. …

Fat Bike in Royalty Free Images and Footage

December 12, 2017 – 7:56 pm | Comments Off on Fat Bike in Royalty Free Images and Footage

A fat bike also called fatbike or fat-tire bike is an off-road bicycle with oversized tires, typically 3.8 in (97 mm) or larger and rims 2.6 in (66 mm) or wider, designed for low ground pressure to allow riding on soft unstable terrain, such as …

Word Egg Day in Royalty Free Images

October 13, 2017 – 10:17 am | Comments Off on Word Egg Day in Royalty Free Images
Word Egg Day

World Egg Day is celebrated on the second Friday in October each year to help raise awareness of the benefits of eggs and their important role in life, and is celebrated all around the world. It was established in 1996 at the International Egg Commission …

Royalty Free Pictures – July 2016 Update

August 30, 2016 – 10:42 am | Comments Off on Royalty Free Pictures – July 2016 Update
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In July 2016 I added 137 images to my stock portfolio. Here are some highlights:
Missouri and Kansas travel
Every year I participate in Missouri River 340 race. It is a nonstop paddling race from Kansas City to St Charles. I didn’t shoot any pictures during the …