141 | 365

well grasshopper,
you’ve got yourself,
in a bit of a pickle.

holding on for life,
on the transparent surface,
of my car window.

your determination,
in this billowing wind,
made you an instant hero.

one gust too strong,
you’ve left our slipstream,
65 was past your grip strength.

Did you survive,
this blustery trip,
this windy ride and tumbling lift?

oh.
now we know,
the story’s close.

The truck we passed,
with risqué stickers,
just turned on its windshield wipers.

113 | 365

Falling, Fall and Fell
For my daughters.

The first was a feeling
of falling in the air,
with nothing to catch me,
but her steady stare.

The second was a season,
brisk and colorful,
mischievous and shifty,
like weather in the Fall.

The third had all of me,
completely wrapped about,
all she asks I give,
my love completely fell.

Come shoot with us…

As we began planning for the relaunch of 7Lenses, there was a lot of conversation in our Slack channel about opening up to other contributors. And while we did add one good Friend, we haven’t yet opened up the floodgates on the site. But Instagram… now there is an opportunity for some amazing collaboration. And after we had a few acquaintances join in organically with tagged posts related to the week’s theme, we just knew it was time to invite the world to officially join in on Instagram with posts of your own.

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Back for another year…

Three and a half years since finishing out our first collaboration, we are back. From June 2016 – June 2017, follow us on the journey of 7 Lenses now 8 lenses, as we post a photo a day based on a weekly theme. This year our themes are a bit more open to different perspectives which should yield a more interesting curation of photos! I’m really looking forward to what everyone brings to the submission table (and what might hit the cutting floor).

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