I’ve been thinking a lot about my photography, my creativity in general, my goals for both, my online presence, and how they all wrap together into one weird entity. I’m hoping I’ll get my thoughts pulled together soon enough to write something somewhat meaningful (or at least coherent) about it all, but for now, I’m feeling a bit stagnant. And, surprise surprise, my work this week reflects that.
On the plus side, I did de-activate my photography Instagram. I was spending a lot of time scrolling mindlessly, liking without thinking about what I was doing, and obsessing with photographs wondering why mine didn’t look that way. I got tired of that mindset, especially because I might not take photos the same way that photographer does; I might not use the same settings or see the scene in the same way. Not to mention that there’s no way to know what’s filtered and photoshopped. It wasn’t a good place for me to be in while I’m still exploring my photography outlet and goals, so I’m stopping the scrolling and sharing on that account. I know a blog is a little like carving “my own” space where I’m only putting my thoughts and photos out there without much community or comparison, but I think it’s going to work for me, for now. While I find myself again in photography and blogging. At least until my Photo 33 project is over.
Huh. I guess I already had more on my mind ready to share about that than I realized.