Photograph what you know
One photographer whose work teaches me how to approach photography.
Dan Jurak's Alberta Landscape Photo Blog
They say that familiarity breeds contempt. Maybe it does but familiarity also offers insight.
Maybe I am too lazy to make the trip to the mountains every weekend like I did when I was in my early twenties? Maybe I am making the most of my time when I photograph what is close to me? I’ve been watching the forecast for the past few days deciding on the right time to take a trip to the mountains. I’ve got a few ideas that I am interested in trying out now that I am in this phase of trying to see things differently.
Whatever the answer I am sometimes pleasantly surprised by how the plain and ordinary can look different with some inspiration, perspiration and motivation.
In the province that I live, Alberta there are thousands upon thousands of nondescript gravel roads. These are roads that hardly anyone ever looks twice…
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“inspiration, perspiration and motivation”, and photo-editing. It is a nice image though.
November 14, 2014 at 5:53 pm
I am always impressed with Dan’ work.
November 15, 2014 at 10:55 pm