Archive for italy

In Defense of Freedom

Posted in Photography with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , on November 12, 2012 by allisonlabine

There are soldiers that defend freedom and those who take it away. Thank you to all our veterans who fought for the lives of people they never knew. Thank you to the men and women who stand ready to defend our nation at a moment’s notice.

Holocaust Memorial
Jewish Ghetto, Venice, Italy
Photo by: Allison LaBine


Posted in Photography with tags , , , , , , , on June 4, 2012 by allisonlabine

“Music expresses that which cannot be said and on which it is impossible to be silent.” – Victor Hugo


Photo by Allison LaBine; Rome

Fire of life

Posted in Inspiration with tags , , , , , , , , , , on May 14, 2012 by allisonlabine


“Life is no brief candle to me. It is a sort of splendid torch which I have got a hold of for the moment, and I want to make it burn as brightly as possible before handing it on to future generations.”  – George Bernard Shaw


Photo by Allison LaBine; Italy




Reaching in the night

Posted in Photography with tags , , , , , on April 13, 2012 by allisonlabine

“Do not go gentle into that good night.
Rage, rage against the dying of the light.”‘
-Dylan Thomas

Photo by Allison LaBine

Places we have never known

Posted in Photography with tags , , , , , on April 5, 2012 by allisonlabine

An interesting thought…


“We are torn between nostalgia for the familiar and an urge for the foreign and strange. As often as not, we are homesick most for the places we have never known.” – Carson McCullers


Photo by Allison LaBine, Italy

Into the woods

Posted in Photography with tags , , , , , , , , on February 13, 2012 by allisonlabine

Come to the edge of the forest and walk with me.

Image by Allison LaBine; Italy

Reflection and action

Posted in Photography with tags , , , , , , , , , on February 4, 2012 by allisonlabine

“Follow effective action with quiet reflection. From the quiet reflection will come even more effective action.” – Peter Drucker

Image by Allison LaBine; Venice, Italy