Tag: photography

Life Goes On

Gretchen Rubin has often said: The days are long, but the years are short. I realized that part of why I’m not blogging is that I’ve been busy with so many other things. It’s not good or bad, it’s a season in life. Last year, my favorite boy toy and I traveled extensively, both in-state…

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Time For A New Story

As May drew to a close, it became apparent to me that I needed to tell myself a new story. I need a story that doesn’t involve the workplace, doing taxes, being a CPA, or any of the other ways that I’ve defined myself for these many, many years. I’m proud of my career accomplishments and the…

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Traveling Helps My Creativity

All photography, including travel photography, can provide an essential means of communication. Images have the potential to expose people to new locations, diverse lifestyles and wide-ranging ideas. They can help educate, raise awareness, and provide insight into an unfamiliar world. The making of a photograph is a process of discovery and self-expression. They can reveal…

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Patience for the Learning Curve

This is the essence of Rembrandt’s advice to Van Hoogstraten: the authentic craft develops naturally from one’s own experience. So, it seems reasonable to suggest that the search should not be for the lost secrets, but for one’s own practice. This is in fact easy, you start making things. At first they might not be…

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Things To Nurture This Month

Where do I spend my time and energies? What do I need to focus on to bring along and develop? Wiktionary defines nurture as “that which nourishes; tender care, education, training”. So what do I want to nurture this month? My photography and creativity My soul (spirituality) My body For the next three weeks, those are the things…

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