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17 August 2015

Our hiking companion pointed out this blanket of clouds to us a few weeks ago. "Take a picture!" So we did. Focusing on infinity, as one does when shooting clouds.

Clouds. Nikon D200 with Nikkor 35mm f2.8 lens at ISO 200, f11.0, 1/500 second.

This would amuse the clouds. "We're only up here to distract you from infinity," they, sodden as usual, might say.

They have a point.

Our lenses may pretend to find infinity, but they never get there either. Nobody ever gets to infinity.

It isn't the farthest wall out there. It isn't a wall at all. It's the absence of a wall. It's forever.

When you look up into the sky, you are looking at forever without seeing it. Unless some clouds gather to take your mind off things that can not be done.

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