Sharing moments in time…

Weekly Photo Challenge: Simple

I had to think a little about this one.  Started looking around the house for something simple and then went into my archives and started thinking about simpler lives as we have seen in places like Peru.  In the end I chose this photo from Peru (from Agua Caliente – Just outside of Machu Picchu) – but more for the simple subject matter than anything else.  I had completely forgotten about some of these old photos so thanks a million to the photo challenge!!

Simplicity in Pink

43 responses

  1. This is a beatuful message. 😀

    January 20, 2012 at 12:26 pm

    • Thanks Jennifer. I loved this picture since the second I took it – and then forgot about it. I’m really glad you like it!

      January 20, 2012 at 12:35 pm

  2. This is a beautiful message.:-D

    January 20, 2012 at 12:27 pm

  3. Northern Narratives

    A simple and beautiful photo.

    January 20, 2012 at 12:39 pm

  4. Simple, beautiful, and almost too perfect 🙂 You couldn’t take a better photo if she posed !

    January 20, 2012 at 12:52 pm

    • Thank you. We were walking through a market by the train station when I saw her. I only had time to do a quick snap and then catch up to my compadres – but a quick glance at the screen told me that I had caught a very nice moment.

      January 20, 2012 at 1:03 pm

  5. Lovely picture !

    January 20, 2012 at 1:02 pm

  6. Simple beauty of the simple life!

    January 20, 2012 at 1:08 pm

  7. Brandon

    She is adorable.

    January 20, 2012 at 1:20 pm

  8. Nice shot! I had a chance to visit Peru last Fall, and I fell in love with that country. Thanks for sharing!

    January 20, 2012 at 1:34 pm

    • Its a beautiful place with many beautiful people – she was definitely one of them

      January 20, 2012 at 2:00 pm

  9. Beautiful photo 🙂

    January 20, 2012 at 1:54 pm

  10. Love the photo and the dialogue about it.

    Isn’t it wonderful to have an epiphany of sorts when something simple leads to a grand find like the photos you came upon !

    Siggi in snowy Downeast Maine

    January 20, 2012 at 1:59 pm

    • Thanks Siggi – I always meant to post this one but never got around to it. It was indeed a nice find!

      January 20, 2012 at 3:09 pm

  11. Lovely image of life! And also, water is so sacred in some parts of the world. What we may take for granted here, is scarce over there. Simple, beautiful life.

    January 20, 2012 at 2:25 pm

    • Hi Marina – I had the same thought about the water. In many cases we may think others lead a “simpler” life but they also may have many more basic needs that we don’t worry about in our own “simple” lives…

      January 20, 2012 at 3:11 pm

  12. heart touching – in certain countries they have not enough clear and healthy water!

    January 20, 2012 at 2:42 pm

    • Thanks Frizz! What is simple to us is sometimes not to others….

      January 20, 2012 at 3:13 pm

  13. simply beautiful shot!

    January 20, 2012 at 3:40 pm

  14. What more can one say, love take well done, 😉

    January 20, 2012 at 4:22 pm

  15. Simple way to lose the thirst nice shot 🙂

    January 20, 2012 at 5:26 pm

    • Thanks Jake – another one of those quick opportunities that just happens.

      January 20, 2012 at 8:21 pm

  16. Love the picture!

    January 20, 2012 at 5:56 pm

  17. Simply stunning this one.

    January 20, 2012 at 6:43 pm

  18. simple yet powerful
    that running water is a priceless commodity

    January 20, 2012 at 8:03 pm

  19. what a perfectly beautiful photo

    January 21, 2012 at 1:42 am

    • Thanks Jo – a simple theme, in a simple village, but with a great (inadvertent) model!

      January 21, 2012 at 10:17 am

  20. How wonderful! Simple…and yet powerful, too..I just want to keep watcing her. Thanks!

    January 21, 2012 at 6:53 am

    • Hi Cathy – she was a standout even in the bustle of the market – it was really lucky to even notice her much less get the shot I intended!

      January 21, 2012 at 10:24 am

  21. So many simple elements come together in this lovely shot

    January 21, 2012 at 1:46 pm

  22. You are an amazing, Love all your photos!

    January 22, 2012 at 10:12 am

    • Melody,
      Thank you so much – I really appreciate the encouragement!

      January 22, 2012 at 11:20 am

  23. Simple excellence! You got it all, kudos 🙂

    January 24, 2012 at 3:19 am

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