Woke up feeling like this piece of wood.
You know how it goes… The kettle is boiling as the morning sun hits last night’s dirty dishes laying on the bench, then you see something like this.
Today felt unproductive even though I got some things done. Perhaps because I was doing things I didn’t really want to do?
A chance encounter hanging out the washing. Classic rule of thirds composition because it worked.
Just a bunch of pencils right?
There is more to it because this is practice, not just getting the lighting, exposure and focus right but starting with a pile of pencils and just looking at them, playing with compositions and placing them in different colour combinations.
If your eye is drawn to the yellow pencil, that’s no coincidence, it’s practice. It’s all about repeatedly trying , failing and learning.
If only I had a sitter as patient as these pencils…
Slowly easing back into a more regular post holiday posting pattern…
Little things, lines, shadows, patterns and tones can all intersect at a point in time. If you are present in that moment, the ordinary reveals secrets for the observant.
I thought I would quote myself for a change…