I've put a lot of pressure on myself with this creative project and that pressure can be a little bit paralyzing sometimes. I want to get out a make photos, I want to write, I want to make stuff. Then I think too much about it and think of all the reasons I can't do … Continue reading No pressure, just create
I've been away for a bit, but my project is still going. It's not going very well, but it is still going. I want to say I'm going to be better about it, but I can't make that promise. I'll try.
I think these photos of the flowers out front of my apartment are proof. And I felt the need to post something because I haven't posted anything in a while and I need a creative spark. Maybe spring will be just that.
This blog/website was supposed to kick start my creativity. It hasn't gone as well as I had hoped, but I haven't completely failed. Basically, other than work and the occasional blog post, creativity has been photography. And that has been a battle of fits and starts. Lately, other things have demanded my attention. For one, … Continue reading Still going, sort of
When I'm looking for motivation and consuming content, rather than creating it, I spend a lot of time searching the internet for street photography. I have watched countless videos where photographers give a point of view look at how they shoot street. My google search history is full of terms like, "Portland, Maine & street … Continue reading Street photography: Take 1
When work slows down after a busy season, everyone tries to take a little time off. When work slowed down just in time for my birthday, I was ready for a little time off. I didn't make any plans for this vacation, a nice stretch of nine days off, I just wanted to have some … Continue reading Staycation photos
Earlier this week, I ran past Hadlock Field in Portland. I stopped jogging and paused my Garmin, spending a second to look at the stadium and dream of warm summer nights of baseball. The statue of the team's mascot, Slugger, in front of the stadium holds a sign. On that day it read, "Think Spring. … Continue reading Baseball and sunsets
When I interviewed for my first journalism job after I graduated from college, this spot was the home of a newspaper that was first published in 1825. Now, 20 years after my first full-time job in the business, it is home to a bank, a Target, a Five Guys and all kinds of other bullshit. … Continue reading 365 photo project: Day 73