Kaleidoscope #789


It’s still magic even if you know how it’s done.
― Terry Pratchett, A Hat Full of Sky

 

 

Getting into the Halloween spirit with some creepy and sometimes disturbing kaleidoscopes…
Below is the original photo used to create this image. I stumbled across this big guy hanging out on some walkway trim while taking a walk around my hotel on a July trip to Shawsville, VA to visit family. No special lighting or retouching, just a snap from my smart phone.

Kaleidoscope #788


There are some things, after all, that Sally Owens knows for certain: Always throw spilled salt over your left shoulder. Keep rosemary by your garden gate. Add pepper to your mashed potatoes. Plant roses and lavender, for luck. Fall in love whenever you can.
― Alice Hoffman, Practical Magic

 

 

 

Getting into the Halloween spirit with some creepy and sometimes disturbing kaleidoscopes…
Below is the original photo used to create this image. This is a royalty-free image from Pixabay.

Kaleidoscope #787


Children see magic because they look for it.
― Christopher Moore, Lamb: The Gospel According to Biff, Christ’s Childhood Pal

 

 

 

 

Getting into the Halloween spirit with some creepy and sometimes disturbing kaleidoscopes…
Below is the original photo used to create this image. This is a royalty-free image from Pixabay.

Kaleidoscope #785


It’s so dark right now, I can’t see any light around me.
That’s because the light is coming from you. You can’t see it but everyone else can.
― Lang Leav, Love & Misadventure

 

 

Getting into the Halloween spirit with some creepy and sometimes disturbing kaleidoscopes…
Below is the original photo used to create this image. This is a royalty-free image from Pixabay.

Kaleidoscope #784


I want to be magic. I want to touch the heart of the world and make it smile. I want to be a friend of elves and live in a tree. Or under a hill. I want to marry a moonbeam and hear the stars sing. I don’t want to pretend at magic anymore. I want to be magic.
― Charles de Lint

 

 

Getting into the Halloween spirit with some creepy and sometimes disturbing kaleidoscopes…
Below is the original photo used to create this image. It was sent to me by a good friend who happens to spend his days outside as a postal carrier. This fella in a creepy Halloween graveyard was found along his delivery route. No special lighting or retouching, just a snap from his smart phone.

Kaleidoscope #783


Just because something isn’t practical doesn’t mean it’s not worth creating. Sometimes beauty and real-life magic are enough.
― Stephanie Perkins, Lola and the Boy Next Door

 

 

Getting into the Halloween spirit with some creepy and sometimes disturbing kaleidoscopes…
Below is the original photo used to create this image. I stumbled across this big guy hanging out on some walkway trim while taking a walk around my hotel on a July trip to Shawsville, VA to visit family. No special lighting or retouching, just a snap from my smart phone.

Kaleidoscope #782


And above all, watch with glittering eyes the whole world around you because the greatest secrets are always hidden in the most unlikely places. Those who don’t believe in magic will never find it.
― Roald Dahl

 

 

 

Getting into the Halloween spirit with some creepy and sometimes disturbing kaleidoscopes…
Below is the original photo used to create this image. This is a royalty-free image from Pixabay.

Kaleidoscope #780


I’d rather die on an adventure than live standing still.
V.E. Schwab, A Darker Shade of Magic 

 

 

Getting into the Halloween spirit with some creepy and sometimes disturbing kaleidoscopes…
Below is the original photo used to create this image. It was sent to me by a good friend who happens to spend his days outside as a postal carrier. This fella in a creepy Halloween graveyard was found along his delivery route. No special lighting or retouching, just a snap from his smart phone.