...you have to reach for it. I have been thinking about this theme for so long, and while creating this picture I was so happy with the theme coming to life. Afterwards in post I thought about adding a wing to the girl, but it really isn't my style to make huge editing overhauls later on before thinking it through, so I didn't. I had not intended this to be anything but what it is - simple and elegant I hope, and a reminder to myself that in order to reach your potential, one must only reach for it without giving up.

This was shot very close up to the subject and then expanded by adding about 10 different extra shots on of trees...hand held...not my style, but it worked out, and as a result my frame was 12,000X12,000 pixels...oh dear. Computer crashage :P

I've just gotten back from a week-long trip in North Carolina where I was lucky enough to shoot this with my oldest and dear friend Kelly McGrady, and that makes this picture even more special to me. BIG blog post to follow about that trip where I taught 10 separate seminars and did lots of shooting :-D

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