So I got a Daily Deviation.
`DistortedSmile (https://www.deviantart.com/distortedsmile) was kind enough to feature my image of Lisa :thumb374947226:
Initially my reaction was contentment. A day later and with a flood of kind comments and compliments I feel (like many before me) the need to thank the community for the outpouring of support.
It is worth saying that great photography is usually the result of team work. It is noted in the image caption but let me say it again: credit to Lisa (model), Bronwen (hair), Nicole (makeup) and Dorette (lighting assistant) who all contributed to making this image happen.
If you're reading this, odds are that you and I have one cardinal thing in common: we love exploring.
Artists want to see more, see farther or see deeper, or hear/feel/taste more/farther/deeper. For me it has meant a life of constant exploration and travel.
Looking back on 2012 I have to admit (sheepishly) that I've come a long way. It's easy to get caught up in your own life and focus so much on the daily tasks that the greater overall journey becomes less prominent. But now I'm reviewing 2012 and I realise that I've achieved many milestones. I've been published multiple times.... on book covers, in magazines, newspapers and online. My pho
It's been 6 months since me last entry - things have progressed rapidly.
It continues to feel like my days are too short for everything that I want to do.
I'm using a new logo/tag - courtesy of my talented friend Danielle, who freelances full-time now as a illustrator/designer.
On the topic of talented friends - several of mine are winning awards and getting published in photography, film and writing. Others have fallen on hard times and I hope that 2011 will end better for them than it began.
An old parable (shared by my dad, who is one of the wisest people I know) goes that if you have traveled long and far towards your destination and