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Liberate Your Art
Photographer, Reader, Writer, Thinker, Dreamer
I bought my first SLR camera (a Yashica TL-ELECTRO) when I was 17 and imagined I would become a great photographer. My love of photography, unfortunately, was thwarted by a photo-journalism class (the first "C" in college, but not the last!) as well as several packages of accidentally exposed photo paper and the high cost of film on a student budget. An unexpected gift of a Canon Rebel xSI four years ago reawakened those old, dormant dreams. A bit wiser now, I knew that photog instructor was full of bs even if technically he was pretty good. I began snapping away and haven't looked back. Mostly, I shoot nature photography because flowers and rocks don't talk back at you when you pose them.
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“Action is a great restorer and builder of confidence. Inaction is not only the result, but the cause, of fear. Perhaps the action you take will be successful; perhaps different action or adjustments will have to follow. But any action … Continue reading
Le cœur a ses raisons, que la raison ne connaît point. On le sent en mille choses. ~ Blaise Pascal The heart has its reasons which Reason knows not of. One feels it in a thousand things.
“The more one judges, the less one loves.” — Honoré de Balzac
To read a poem in January is as lovely as to go for a walk in June. ~ Jean-Paul Sartre
Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that. ~ Martin Luther King, Jr.
There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.” ~ Albert Einstein
The universe is made of stories, not atoms. ~ Muriel Rukeyser
For me, the camera is a sketch book, an instrument of intuition and spontaneity. ― Henri Cartier-Bresson
“Goodness is the only investment that never fails.” – Henry David Thoreau
Spirit, that made those heroes dare To die, and leave their children free, Bid Time and Nature gently spare The shaft we raise to them and thee. ~Ralph Waldo Emerson