A Man's Reach Must Exceed His Grasp

Challenge #35 in the Telling the Story series. Hosted by CharlesB58.
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Poet Robert Browning penned this famous quote. The meaning is debated, but for the most part is thought to mean that we must always have an unseen goal, some lofty purpose to strive for. Some would say that if we have no purpose, we have no reason for living. This challenge is about portraying lofty ideals, goals, purposes which someone may reach for all their life but never attain. Whether the photo is a literal interpretation such as a hand reaching for something just out of reach, or more esoteric image, keep in mind the images should portray the idea that there are always things in life worth reaching for even if we may never grasp them.
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A leap of faith
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An old ritual. Jumping off a cliff in Hawaii.
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Submitted: Tuesday, 25th May, 2010 09:40 (GMT)
Taken: Saturday, 18th April, 2009
Focal length: 170 mm
Shutter speed: 1/100 sec
Aperture: F2.8
ISO: 100
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