This was one of those moments where your sub-conscious mind knows why you are about to do something and the reasons dawn on you later.
Few weeks back I had packed up my gear at sunset and was driving along the coastline in Victoria, BC when I came across two para-gliders finishing up their act for the day. The wonderful twilight refraction, and the dimensional depth of the clouds made me instinctively pull over to take a few pictures.
Given the fast fading light and not knowing how much longer the para-gliders would stay up in the sky, I had to decide and act within the next two minutes to choose the camera, lens and the settings to shoot with. Tripod was not an option given the speed and angles at which they were para-gliding. I had a total of five minutes chasing the two para-gliders along the coast before their act ended.
As I was capturing the images during those few minutes, I realized what I was communicating: It was about letting your spirit fly and soar before the light fades away.
I guess my sub-conscious mind knew this all along when it prompted me to pull over.
Here is the 2003 song 'Let Your Spirit Fly' by Pernilla Wahlgren & Jan Johansen.
How do you feel, looking at the picture?