I'm Still In A Photography Rut
From January 4th Revue Post
Sadly, not much has changed on this front. The last two years of being homebound because of COVID has left me lacking the motivation to pick up my camera and use it. I mean, we don't exactly have beautiful landscapes and wonderful architecture to photograph in my area, and you guys know that's what I love photographing.
I do still take photos, lots of iPhone photos of daily life stuff, because I'm a photographer and I can't not take photos. I'm just not making any photos with my camera, because taking snapshots of my food doesn't require that I drag out my heavy DSLR.
That's part of the reason I love travel so much, because it's new, exciting, adventurous, and full of inspiration. When you're traveling, everything you see is worthy of you having your camera out, composing your shot, and capturing that moment. I truly miss it!
That being said, I had committed myself to a project 52, and honestly was wondering why I continue to do this. I know I'll get tired of taking photos just for the sake of capturing a themed assignment, that I would otherwise have no interest in capturing. I guess I was just hoping something, anything, would get my creative juices flowing. But, I decided last night that I didn't want to participate, so before it even began, it ended. Sometimes you just have to say no to the wrong things, so you can make room for the right ones when they come along.
Until then, I'll keep taking snaps with my iPhone and dragging out my camera when there is a chance to photograph something worthy of it. I leave you with my view from my desk this morning.