The continuing saga of my journey into rest…
This weekend my journey went a little deeper. I’ve been taking lessons from my daughter in photography. A high school photography course awakened me to this art, but alas everyone was telling me I needed to be realistic and photography was just an expensive hobby. I listened…
Fast forward to the year 2012; in 2012 I stopped listening to the well-meaning advice others had been giving me about how to live my life and achieve success. My life changed on that day in March 2012 and it will never be the same.
This week, my daughter was getting so many compliments on her photography and I decided it was time for me to step further into the love I’d left behind. She offered to help me and we began.
The first thing I noticed was my need to wait until the perfect pose appeared before snapping the shot. Approaching this like any other task, the time it was taking weighed heavily on me. The voices came and reminded me there was work to be done; no time to goof off! It takes time and patience to take pictures, and taking pictures of animals seems even more difficult.
Becoming aware of perfectionism rearing its ugly head helped me to slow down and go with the flow of taking the pictures. It’s even fun!
Hope you will enjoy some of the shots I’ve taken and offer some constructive criticism if you’d like!
Have you given up a hobby you’ve enjoyed in your younger years? Is it time to unleash your creativity again?
Please feel free to share. Thanks again for stopping by!