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The Feedback from our last “Stuck in Automatic Class” has been fantastic.
The light has been ignited for many and it is such a great feeling to be able to share this passion I have.
I know that all my ladies from our class are paying close attention to their metering system with a guaranteed smile as I so well referred to the metering system in our camera constantly searching for that perfect shade of grey! You guest it, completely opened up the trap for myself to fall right into while making all the ladies in the class turn bright red, myself included.
Never a dull moment in class even while talking about metering system…who knew!
A powerful day!
This past weekend, I had the pleasure of teaching a photography class at the Hollyburn Country Club in West Vancouver. The group could not have been more eclectic but all with a common goal: “ Make me fall back in love with my camera.”
Within the first 5 minutes of intro, I could sense we were in for a treat. I never saw people connecting so fast, everyone sharing a common passion that goes beyond words. I could see mini light bulbs going off every minute as I guided them through the journey. By the end of the day, we had moved from snapping pictures to creating fine art. It was empowering.
Stay tune for part 2, I’ll tell you how I got all the girls to blush talking about metering system and exposure (sexy, I know), yes only a french girl could get herself in that embarrassing situation.
I’ve been setting my own limits.
Living in such a rich color environment full of snow peaks, glacial green water and blooms, I have forgotten to allow myself to say no to it all.
That’s right, you heard me.
How dare would I specifically decide to take the rich colors out of “The most beautiful place on Earth” without asking anyone? I remember in school when we use to pick the perfect roll of black and white film before heading out on assignment being so excited about what contrast, texture and odd looking things I would find in the street that would grab my attention and shake my little artist soul.
Feeling the need to reconnect with my first love of photography, I decided to do just that. While scouting new locations at the gorgeous full bloom and colorful Brew Creek Centre for an upcoming wedding, I went out and purposely decided to get lost with my camera, wanting to go deeper then just the pretty and capture a little bit of soul and energy at this gorgeous venue.
I’ve never sat still well and as the days have been unfolding before me after my re-launch, I am feeling like I’m ready to embark on a new project. One that is for me, my skill and my passion.
A 30 day challenge of sorts where I commit time each day for one photograph. It may be scenic, out on the streets, something comical or artistic. The challenge is that each photo will be something just a bit out of my comfort zone or something that makes me push the envelope of creativity.
Each day I will post a photo so you can join me in my journey of finding the simple and the beautiful in our days.