Fruitful Rewards

These tropical fruits grow in our garden… There may not be much, but they’re very rewarding :)

“Keep on sowing your seed, for you never know which will grow — perhaps it all will.” (Albert Einstein)

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Barangan (Banana), this species are common in North Sumatra

“Is a muslim plants a tree or sows seeds, and then a person or an animal eats from it, it is regarded as a charitable gift (sadaqah) for him.” (Bukhari)

Rose Balsam and The Rule of Thirds

The Rule of Thirds is a photography concept that puts the subject of the photograph off-center, which usually results in blank space in the rest of the image.

I took these pictures on our daily afternoon walk with my daughter around the neighborhood.

Back when I was a child, I like to play around the neighborhood, looking for unique and playable things such as rocks, and plants of any kind. Thank God, I never got the poisonous ones.

This plant below is called Impatiens balsamina or rose balsam or garden balsam.

It’s a plant common in southern Asia, like Jakarta, Indonesia, my home city.

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What’s unique about this plant is that the ripe seeds capsules can go pop! with just a little poke.. I never knew what this process called until I read the wikipedia, this seeding process is called explosive dehiscence..

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It comes in many colors… The ones grown in my neighborhood area are pink and white… Pretty flowers, I always took the ripe seeds capsules for play with my daughter, and eventually plant them in our garden…

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Weekly Photo Challenge: An Unusual POV (Framing)

An unusual Point of View.. Well, this is an interesting idea in photography.. :-D

I do like taking photographs from an unusual point of view, eventhough my pictures aren’t that interesting.. Hehehe.. This is my entry for this week’s challenge..

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My father, while praying in the musholla.

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Kitty in the wall.. ^_^

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At Mekarsari Waterkingdom, Bogor, West Java

Well.. Have a nice day, everybody.. ;-)