Posts Tagged ‘inspiration’

March 15, 2011 · by Shannon · Inspiration

Do not wait to strike till the iron is hot; but make it hot by striking. – W. B. Yeats I recently saw a post from a fellow photog I follow on twitter who was agonizing over his lack of inspiration and loss of interest in photography in general.  As any creative person knows…we all…

November 5, 2010 · by Shannon · Inspiration

Once again I find myself trying to get out of a creative rut, having let other things in my life preoccupy me and suck out any creative juices I’ve entertained.  I finally picked up one of my cameras the other day so hopefully I will have some new work to develop and share.  What was…

September 15, 2010 · by Shannon · Film Photography, Inspiration

I’m not sure who exactly came up with the above quote – even a search on the world wide web didn’t provide consensus on this one – but maybe that’s because those words have been uttered in many variations throughout the centuries. Those of us on the creative path know how hard it is sometimes…

July 24, 2010 · by Shannon · Inspiration

Mark Morris on procrastination: ‘I leave whatever it is out and I convince myself that staring at it is a perfectly legitimate form of work.’ It’s been nearly a month since I last posted and I can’t really account for the time other than I should have some of my work from Seattle up but…

June 11, 2010 · by Shannon · Inspiration

‘I see a picture and I make it.  If I had a chance, I’d be out shooting all the time.  You don’t have to go looking for pictures. The material is generous.  You go out and the pictures are staring at you.’ – Lee Friedlander Oh Lee, I wish it were so easy sometimes. I’m…