Thursday Thort: Not real

The magazine image had called to me on a deep enough level to engage my emotions.  Writing "not real" was the physical manifestation of my emotional reaction. The message in the "Little Miss Perfect" essay. The validation I felt.  They needed my conscious attention.  Why?

on keeping a travel journal

With only have between 7300 and 7000 days (if I live to 70 or 75!) left to have adventures, I really want to experience my travels with awareness and joy - not just see them as a list of places to be ticked off.  I am making a promise to myself, this time it will be different. I will keep a traveler's journal.

April 365 Project – Travel Shots

I have always said to myself that I am NOT a landscape photographer. I tend to gravitate towards details and macros; shapes, patterns and textures and you can see some of those kinds of shots in my monthly posts. But I think I am beginning to understand how to compose a landscape shot and to make it my own - developing a style in this genre I suppose. If I look closely at them, I can also see shapes, textures and patterns within the bigger picture - my core style elements.

Where to find inspiration…

I'm in my fourth year of a 365 photo project - I completed full years in 2014 and 2015 and half-hearted ones in 2016 and 2017. But I keep going, one day at a time. I find it difficult to stop. Not only has my photography improved but I am beginning to develop a style … Continue reading Where to find inspiration…

Six word stories in crystal ball shots

I love using my crystal ball for photos. They don't always work out, but when they do, I'm really happy with the way they show the world. Here's some I've done in the past. I also love six word stories, you can read some of my other posts with them! And a combination of both … Continue reading Six word stories in crystal ball shots