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My Photographic Style!

Published October 23rd, 2011

I've been saying for all my 70 years that I don't know what I want to do when I grow up. Well, in the last 3 1/2 years, I've decided I want to be an amateur photographer. That has never been enough for me, though. I wanted a style, a signature if you will. Several months ago, a friend was describing my photography and she called it "art". It struck me then that it was exactly what I wanted all my photography to be. But that still wasn't enough for me. I've shot all kinds of photography, but I want something that excites the senses. One day I was having breakfast in a local diner and was watching the short order cook. He turned around to talk to someone, and his face lit up, his eyes widened, and he really had "passion" written all over his face. When I described that to another friend, she said, "Oh, you want to capture the SOUL." Exactly!!! So, now I have found two words to describe what I want my photography to be...ART and SOUL. My final step in this process is to decide how I want to do that. I will not do weddings. Leave that to the pros. I might do children interacting with their parents. There's a lot of emotion there that would excite me. Watch to see how my talent develops. I will be.....

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