Disconnecting from the news and the phone

Inquisitive sheep….
….perhaps not!

“Being able to smell the fresh air and disconnect from the news and your phone–there’s nothing like it.

–Jason Ward

Hubby and myself went out for a drive this afternoon. We didn’t go too far, but it was great being up in the hills enjoying the fresh country air–even though it was only for a short while today.

Hubby sometimes stops to let me photograph things that catch my eye. I’m always scouring for photo opportunities. I capture many more photos in my mind when I’m outdoors or traveling than I ever actually record with my camera! Any photographers (pro or hobbyist) reading this, will know exactly what I mean. Photographers never ‘switch off’ to photographic possibilities.

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Pleasure in simplicity

As I have practised it, photography produces pleasure by simplicity. I see something special and show it to the camera. A picture is produced. The moment is held until someone sees it, and then it is theirs.

–Sam Abell
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Everyday beauty

“It is an illusion that photographs are made with a camera. They are made with the eye, the heart and head.”

– Henri Cartier-Bresson

Really enjoying the self-paced Everyday Beauty breakout by award winning photographer, Sue Bahen which is live at the moment (as of posting).

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