Lightly Child, Lightly.

The answers were nearly always – light.



The quick glow of a fierce sensation.

— Maddie Mortimer, Maps of Our Spectacular Bodies (Picador; March 31, 2022)


  • Photo by DK @ Daybreak. 5:45 a.m. 60° F. September 17, 2022. Cove Island Park, Stamford, CT.  See more photos from that morning here.
  • Title & Inspiration: Aldous Huxley: “It’s dark because you are trying too hard. Lightly child, lightly. Learn to do everything lightly. Yes, feel lightly even though you’re feeling deeply. Just lightly let things happen and lightly cope with them.”


  1. it never fails us

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  2. Perfect


  3. PS – will you please add this to my ever-growing list of photos I would love copies of?

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  4. I’m learning this of art, life and photography thanks to two capturers of said light I know. Thank you.


  5. It’s all about the photons!!! 🙂


  6. The lines in this photo brought one word to mind immediately – sweeping. Beautiful effect of the breeze on the water and the clouds. Possibly some tide moving the water? Good one, DK.


  7. Fantastic Photo: Emergence Rising…
    The Words: Unfolding exposure, brings forth illumination, lifting…
    /// Please add me to the list of people wanting this and other signature photos of yours!


  8. Oooh what a break of day you captured! That light…we all crave it.

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