The Asian Dry Garden Exhibit has a very simplistic design to it. Due to its simplicity, I was able to observe and take in every detail of each rake stroke pattern. This evoked a sense of tranquility in me, largely due to the setting that it is in. It is surrounded by transparent walls which reminded me of the outside world, but the pattern in which the gravel was in did not fail to captivate me. This place would be a suitable to place to meditate or to be able to get away from the worries of the outside world because time seems to stand still here. There's no flow of water-just the stillness of the earth.
This photograph was taken by Lynsey Addario, an American photojournalist, at Kawrkos Camp, Northern Iraq (August 20, 2013). Depicted in this photo are Syrians that have recently arrived to the Kawrkos Camp, outside Erbil, northern Iraq, in the process of receiving food and clothes by Kurdish people. The composition of this photograph is the depth of field in the Syrians and refugees reaching out to the grab the baskets of the supplies. This act of generosity by the Kurdish people highlights one of the many themes of the Good Life. This photograph is able to capture this act of generosity seconds before the first create falls into the Syrians and other refugees.