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I suppose we can agree that photographing natural elements has a somewhat distinct difference from taking snapshots of skyscrapers and indoors’ objects. Besides some requisite adjustments of techniques, it somehow gives us another sense of euphoria, to be able to capture the life that emanates from within trees and oceans. To be able to magnify man-made accomplishments is one form of expression. Nonetheless, to maneouvre technology in order to create magical moments from god-given treasures is to narrate another older, surviving story.

The older, ancient people whom we call our ancestors, believed that every being in the forest possess a spirit, a soul. While this idea may seem absurd to a considerable portion of our modernized society, it wouldn’t be inconceivable at a primitive era of human existence. After all, trees, ferns and flowers live and die. It is not hard to imagine that the remaining space of pristine forests are populated with freed spirits of once-living plants and seeds. If we ever walk into a forest similar to one that belonged to the Na’vis, it would be as if this territory have been blessed by them.

If only it is still possible.

Here are some fragments of nature I have photographed during a brief stay in Melbourne. One may notice that in spite of its business and development in the city, there’s still relatively a lot to experience if you are a wildlife enthusiast. May we be thrilled.

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