Orange, is a stimulating vibrant blend of red and yellow which is often associated with change like the autumn leaves showing a change in season. It is often used as a transitional color such as the color of sunrise which meant another day or sunset representing the coming darkness or a change in time. Depending on the contrast of shades and tints, the hues of orange may mean different things from domination to passion, aggression to soothing, deceit to friendly among others.
Despite the fact that orange is often recognized as a happy, flamboyant color, I prefer the combination of orange and black. The contrast between these two colors as shown in my photos below represents the hue of me. Orange portray the kind of life I have….always moving about….embracing change even if its unsettling or daunting at times (as represented by the shades of black), I still continue to shine and rise up to the challenge of another day.
As what the famous Swiss psychiatrist, Carl Jung, said, ” Even a happy life cannot be without a measure of darkness and the word happy would lose its meaning if it were not balanced by sadness. It is far better to take things as they come along with patience and equanimity.”
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