The Ultimate Photo Journey

When’s the last time you followed your instinct despite not being sure it was the right thing to do? Did it end up being the right call?


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It was a crazy idea

Actually quite brilliant

Sitting at New Year’s Eve

Excited about a fresh start

And a thought came to me that

Was full of fine art

I had the instinct

To take 365 pictures

One a day, no more, no less

And explore my creative interests

Venturing on this quest

Was easy at first

But then the days got faster

And I was dying of photo thirst

My instinct told me

It would be beneficial in the end

Because I have learned so much

And have achieved picture zen

The quest is nearly over

Has been a long ride

Yes, there were a couple times I slid

But, man I have developed one fine eye

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January 1st: Start of Long Winter
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December 5th: Full Moon

DP #71: “Gut Feeling.”

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Photography 101: That’s A Wrap

I never did any of the previous weekend wraps for Photography 101, but am doing one for the fourth and final weekend.

My ten favorite pictures:

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Of my ten favorite pictures I picked out, the two that stand out are “Glass” and “Mystery” because of the stark contrast used in them. They both use some form of light, natural or artificial, to illuminate the subject in the scene.

Some more pictures from my quests that have different themes to them:

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Emily and her ticket to California: Triumph
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Bed of Clouds – Natural World
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Natural World
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Negative Space
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Halloween: Illumination and Mystery
Day 3
Pop of Color
Day 289
Bliss

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No Shave November – The Journey

Hooray! No Shave November is over and I finally get to shave this month…or I should keep my magnificent mug and groom it into magnificent manly material? Too late now…the following is my journey each day in November of growing out my facial hair.

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50 Nifty Posts

This is my journey
Everything from my mind
Capitalizing on success
Still facing the big climb
Today I have reached fifty
A nice number in it’s own right
Not everyone is recognized
Only some can stand and fight

This is my journey
And what I set out to be
Trying to be the best
That I could possibly be
I knew it wouldn’t be easy
Reaching any sort of fame
But with my keys and my brain
At least I joined the game

This is my journey
A perilous path of experiment
Destroying things that failed
And praising things that speared it
I will one day look back at this
And see how much I’ve grown
See all the bumps and bruises
And all the stuff that was sown

This is my journey
Something unique to me
Unlike anybody else
I’m the one who sees
From the first step I took
On this long journey through time
I now have something to smile back on
And realize it’s all mine
Breaking out a shell
Something that hindered me best
And now I feel alive and ready
Ready to face any test

Fifty may not seem a lot
But it sure does for me
Since so much thought and practice
Went into making them gleam
The first was a mild success
The second even better
And then after that I started
Getting beat and bloody weathered
But I battled through it and came out strong
And now I’m smelling roses
For they now are smiling and are proud
That he was one who chose us
And the sounds of time long past gone
Ripples through my pages
The times when I couldn’t hear my voice
And the days in the dark ages

This is my journey
Nearly all in a nutshell
Still adding more to it
Making my life swell
There’s no need to panic
No need to fear
Cause what I have accomplished
Makes this a great year

Celebrating 50 posts on WordPress!

I have reached a milestone in my WordPress career that began in 2013. Before September, I only had 20 and then went on a killing spree, starting with the daily prompt’s every day boosts and then branching off and doing other things as well. It has been a monumental month and half for me to say the least.