Metaphorical Pictures

I like a photo, if we can use such a picture as a metaphor, as a door leading to further associations and hidden or not hidden messages. Looking to this balloon, I cannot decide: a symbol for my future or for some months, even years in my past life? What appears in YOUR brain / mind map / memory line?
Balloon reflection
title=”Balloon reflection” by Dirk Delbaere – click on the photo to enter his flickr galleries …
+
another photo by Dirk Delbaere:
https://flickrcomments.wordpress.com/2012/05/12/holy-stork/
+

About frizztext

websites: 1 - my daily wordpress blog "flickrcomments" at FLICKRCOMMENTS, 2 - photo pool at frizztext, 3 - flickr group BLOG IT!, 4 - twitter, 5 - my guitar, 6 - about.me

40 responses to “Metaphorical Pictures

  1. Hi,
    What a fantastic photo, just stunning.

    Like this

  2. Reflections have their own slight distortions and that horizon will always be in front of us . . .

    Like this

  3. For me it means something to do with the past. The black and white and the cartoon on the balloon remind me of the past.

    Like this

  4. A masterpiece
    I take my hat off

    Like this

    • one of the first trials to reach the Arctic / North Pole was made via balloon, he had his emergency landing too fast north of Denmark, I do not know if they have been rescued …

      Like this

  5. Sailing off into the sunset on a happy journey (I see the subtle image of a person on the side of the balloon. He looks happy.)

    Like this

  6. Just let it go and be at peace! Awesome photo

    Like this

  7. Soaring gently!

    Like this

  8. Oh frizztext, this is spectacular! I can’t take my eyes off it; it’s so dramatic, and I love the laughing man – a delightfully unexpected twist.

    Like this

    • it’s nice, if you can laugh if it goes down and down – once a friend made a gift to me on my birthday: a trip with a balloon – but I was too anxious to join: I feared to come down on a railway track or between electricity power cables or on troubled waters with no bridge in sight …

      Like this

  9. Ah, if we only knew what’s really going on up there! I also enjoy metaphorical photos.

    Like this

  10. There is something mystical or ephemeral about this photograph. Love it!

    Like this

  11. What a fabulous image!

    Like this

  12. Exquistely floating and leaving it’s mark on the water ….

    Like this

  13. As you know, I’m quite partial to metaphors! I feel like it belongs in a dream or a Tim Burton film.

    Like this

  14. Pingback: Reflections, Take Two | Wind Against Current

  15. Fabulous shot! Speaks of the past definitely! The colourful ones (posted some myself a while back) are more evocative of the future :-)

    Like this

  16. For me it’s a bright future – the light in the upper corner, shining on the smiling face. Happy and excited.

    Like this

  17. I view this balloon as a vehicle to lift me up and give me a broader perspective of life on earth~

    Like this

  18. Almost seems like something from a dream to me, Frizz…
    that vast sea of possibility…
    a little intimidating and yet a little exciting at the same time…

    Like this

  19. It appears to me as a symbol of my childhood, kind of my Jules Verne’s readings : ‘The Children of Captain Grant’ and ’5 weeks in a balloon’. It’s pure joy and adventure for me, Frizz.

    Like this

  20. The balloon photo is very serene! Perhaps it represents the past because it is in black and white? The balloon with change scenery into a colorful future, I’m sure!

    Like this

  21. Hi frizztext, following your comment about doing it again (you dared me to!) I just put up another photo challenge and would love you to join in! Pass it on, everyone’s welcome. xxx Ailsa http://wheresmybackpack.com/2012/05/18/summer/

    Like this

  22. This is wonderful, Frizz! I love how this is set up and all the photos are amazing. Thank you for including me.

    Like this

  23. I enjoy your comments.

    Like this

Hearing from you makes my day!

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 3,042 other followers

%d bloggers like this: