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room to breathe

In my previous post I talked about my word for the year, AWARE.  So when I received an email from a woman who’s blog I’ve been following for a few years, offering an online course to shoot still photography, I knew it was no coinsidence.  Shooting stills isn’t what I normally do, in fact, I have very little experience with it.  For some reason, this seemed the year to try something new.  One lesson a week.  Do a little shooting and learn a bunch about photography.  Its called be still 52.

We’re only two lessons in but I’m already more purposeful in what I see, in what my images look like.  We are so used to snapping a bunch of photos with our phone and even our dslr’s, its digital after all, doesn’t cost to take a bunch of photos.  But I want more out of this year.  I want to breathe.  Notice the details.  Grab the best light.  And maybe learn a thing or two that will impact my other photography and who knows, maybe impact how I look at things everyday.

This weeks challenge, take a walk, see what’s around you, notice the little things.  Breathe and let your subject breathe.

  • welcome to slowing down, here’s to seeing the ordinary and making it extraordinary.

    January 29, 2015 at 3:39 am
  • Week 2 and already I am benefiting from the talks and tips both in my photography and in my mindset. So glad I took the leap. It is amazing when you slow down how much more you are aware of your surrounding like viewing your tree through the lattice.

    January 30, 2015 at 12:00 am

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