Doesn’t time fly? I’ve been busy this week, what with a trip into the National Park combined with a one to one photography session, a good walk and then working through some lessons on Luminosity Masks.
So busy that I’ve not been checking emails and I suddenly realised that it’s Friday morning and I haven’t even started this weeks challenge post. So what inspires me? Nowadays it has to be the beautiful scenery we have in the Snowdonia National Park.
A this time of the year the grass is nice and green and the heather is just starting to bloom. Walking trails become eroded and dry out, the white stones stand out from the lush green grass
Of course, there will always be those who look only at technique, who ask “how,” while others of a more curious nature will ask “why.” Personally, I have always preferred inspiration to information. – Man Ray
I chose nature photography as a way of capturing and sharing the beauty, power, and fragility of wild places and the life that inhabits them, so that those who have become mired in the man-made chaos may open their eyes to the real world. – Guy Tal
I love nature photography, fresh air, sun (sometimes), a good walk accompanied by a camera. What more could you ask for?
Whilst I’m out walking, it gives me time to think, to achieve an inner calm, to appreciate nature. The remoteness, especially in parts of the National Park always amaze me. Hard to think that not much more than 15 minutes walk from where I’m standing to take this photograph is a busy main road which cuts through the National Park.
My goal as a person and, consequently, as a photographer, is to witness, participate in, and hopefully share the delicate beauty of wilderness – those moments in time when nature and spirit transcend the make-believe world of politics, economics, religious squabbles, fleeting fashion, mass “entertainment,” and other means of wasting the precious gift of thought and inspiration we are each endowed with. – Guy Tal
That’s it for this week. A bit later than I intended. I said I was busy. It’s now late afternoon and I’ve just got back from another photo session on Talacre Beach, site of my favourite lighthouse, so now I’m really behind schedule.
Anyway, here’s what other have said about this weeks challenge.
Elizabatz Gallery Weekly Photo Challenge- Inspired by Monet
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Wishing My Life Away Weekly Photo Challenge- Inspiration
My Photographic Life Inspiration- Friends
Mindfulness through a lens WPC- Inspiration
Half a photograph Variety
Sky Blue Pink Design Weekly Photo Challenge- Inspiration
Anything for the Photo My Secret to Happiness
Julie Powell – Photographer & Graphic Artist Inspiration – Light Painting
Annika Kellner foto Weekly Photo Challenge – Inspiration
9 replies to “Weekly Photo Challenge: Inspiration”
I enjoyed your photos and collection of quotes very much.
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Thank you, I’m glad you enjoyed them
I really like the way you organized this post using the quotes to go along with what you were saying versus just using someone else’s words 🙂 really great pictures and thanks for linking my blog! 😊
I don’t like using quotes unless they are relevant to what I’m talking about. Thank you for taking the time to visit and leave a comment
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Beautiful photos. Thanks for the pingback 🙂
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Glad you like them and thank you for taking the time to comment.
It was such a pleasure to read your post and look at your gorgeous photos.
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