Sometimes it is just the little things. Like I’m thankful that we haven’t bothered to make our back garden a perfect carpet of green and instead have allowed the moss and flowering weeds like daisies to take over. Otherwise, I wouldn’t have these little rays of sunshine to practice my photography on every day. They’re a gift of imperfection.
I’m a fan of Chris Guillebeau’s the Art of Non-Conformity and his book is worth a read. And his recent post about 34 things he wished he’d known earlier, well, I wish I known them earlier too. I think I’m still learning them.
“Passion trumps talent every time.” Alex’s 13 things I have learned as an artist.
Award winning photojournalist Ben Lowy champions the use of the iPhone as a tool for serious journalists using it to capture stunning images from Afghanistan. This is such a great example of how the iPhone continues to challenge what we think photography should be and how it doesn’t always take lots of expensive gear to tell a compelling story.
Five manifestos for life. I need to read these every morning. Or watch this.
Happy weekend. Hoping the weather cooperates for the bank holiday and that you do something fun.