this week’s theme was authentic. i think…well, actually i know, that when i picked the theme i was a little POed. i was in a bad mood. i found myself so tired of seeing the same things from photographers. reading the same words. seeing the same props, same poses, generic ideas. i was feeling totally uninspired with happy clouds and rainbows (even though i shoot plenty of happy clouds and rainbows for clients). these photographers keep banging out client peeks and announcing sessions they are headed to. and that day i am received one too many client inquiries who scoffed at my “high” prices. i promise i won’t stand on my soap box and preach about how if you book a bargain photographer, you will get bargain products, not just prices. that’s a whole ‘nother post that i will never publish.
anyway, all that said was just to give you a little story behind the word. authentic. at that moment i longed for something real, something original. something true. not even the most fantastic idea ever. just something authentic.
well, the next day i realized, what the heck was i thinking. what the heck am i going to show in one picture that represented the “authentic” that i was trying to accomplish. so i decided just to keep it simple. a little peek into my non glamorous world. my little work station. in the corner of my newlywed bedroom. full of random notes and Lego mini figures. that i have beyond outgrown. but it works for now. for me. until mr. wilson gets so tired of it that we find another solution.
nic will be a bit late today with her post. but check in with her here.
next week’s theme is missing.