Day20 – Triumph & Contrast


I took this picture last Monday. It was a dinner at my new friend’s place whom I consider my mentor.After the dinner, we were all sitting around the bonfire just chatting, acquainting and reacquainting. I, always the quiet one, was just listening to people talking about their passions and future plans, soaking in every detail of that moment.

The reason I consider this moment,a moment of triumph, is because in this moment I was among people who I deeply respect. People who restored my faith in people. I was surrounded by literature and intelligence.

Most importantly I was at ease with myself. For a long time, I have been at war with myself striving to get better, struggling to accept myself and every bad choice, every regret.I may still be struggling and maybe I’ll always be falling down, getting back up and growing in the process. That’s what life is but I am happy that I have these milestones to look back to.

This is my moment of triumph because in this moment I was not afraid of my truth.


Last day of Photography 101. ItΒ has been amazing. I got to learn, experiment and meet beautiful people. Thank you, everyone,Β who became a part of this journey with me.



10 thoughts on “Day20 – Triumph & Contrast

  1. Well spoken! I chose fire as my subject, too, but not for the beautiful reasons you did. I think your fire was much larger than the one I was photographing.

    Sitting by a fire with loved ones is a wonderful way to spend an evening. πŸ™‚

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