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Silence

9 Jul
The Sound of Silence

The Sound of Silence

I think one of the best things about the monthly collaborative photo challenges that I co-host with Nick at Nick Exposed is that it encourages us to think outside of the box.  Not every idea we come up with will be a home run, but the experience we gain will be incrementally invaluable.

For June’s challenge – a photo Scavenger Hunt – the category of “Silence” had me scratching my head.  It was another scenario where we had to create an image of an intanglible concept.

To me, the opposite of silence is communication, and visual communication is the written…um…in this case, typed…word.  Therefore, the visual yin to communication’s yang is a blank sheet.  The unwritten.

**Speaking of photo challenges, as a reminder for those of you participating in the 10-Minute-Mini-Challenge that I am hosting with Will, make sure to have your entries in to wheretowillie@gmail.com by midnight CST tomorrow night!

Mixed Bag

7 Jul

Today is a multiple photos in one post kind of day!

But first, I’m going to start with some exciting news.  A few weeks ago, I reached out to a well known landscape photographer and he agreed to an interview.  I admit, I squeeled like a little girl while doing a happy dance.  In the interview, he lays out his thoughts on what it takes to be a successful landscape and nature photographer.  I’m in the process of putting everything together for you guys, planning to post it on Tuesday.  Believe me, if you like beautiful photos, you will want to read this! =)

Next, I want to tell you a brief story.

The other day…which, if you know me, you know that means “sometime”, but I couldn’t give you a time frame, though it wasn’t so long ago that I’ve totally forgotten about it… haha  So, the other day I got a very sweet text from a friend who said she loved one of the images I had taken.  Obviously, that meant a lot to me.  As I’m sure most of us would agree, success as a photographer takes a lot of hard work and time invested so it really is nice to be appreciated.

She followed that up with asking if she could use the image as her computer wallpaper, which I agreed was a great idea.  I love seeing other people get something out of my art. =)

Wallpaper

Wallpaper

And last but not least…  Over the past few weeks I’ve shared a few photos that showed the face behind the camera.  Today, I’m sharing a self-portrait that’s more my speed.  The abstract, Scavenger-Hunt-y kind!

Abstract Self-Portrait

Abstract Self-Portrait

Hope you are all having a lovely Saturday! =)