My Mood Is Changing ... Again

Jostein pdml at alunfoto.no
Tue Jan 1 03:31:34 EST 2019


I think I have to start somewhere else entirely.

My first step will be to build a shrine, metaphorical or not :-) , where 
I can make the necessary offerings to invite my photography muse back.

Jostein

Den 31.12.2018 19:20, skrev Godfrey DiGiorgi:
> I've posted this note to a couple of the photo forums I participate in, in the hopes of inspiring conversation. So why not to the photo mailing lists and others who I share my occasional photos and rants with as well? For those amongst you who make photographs—or any other kind of art—feel free to share your thoughts. :-)
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>> By mood I mean my desires in photographic endeavor.
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> - I pulled out the WATE (Tri-Elmar-M 16-18-21mm) wide angle lens and fitted it to the Leica M-D along with the Universal Wide Angle Finder this past week for the first time in a while. I spent two days carrying it and trying to see: Nothing much happened.
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> - I fitted the Hektor 135mm f/4.5 and M-Rokkor 90mm telephoto lenses to the Leica CL for the first time in an age and walked with it for a day. I saw a dozen photos within a half hour.
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> - I loaded my original Polaroid SX-70 with a pack of B&W film. Two of the exposures I made appealed to me.
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> - I loaded my MiNT SLR670a (upgraded version of the Polaroid SX-70) with a pack of 600 Color film. So far, six of eight exposures are all singing to me.
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> Time to push further in the indicated directions—more reach and selectivity, more color—and see where it draws me. The Muse needs to be addressed...
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> What are your current moments in thinking about your photography, your art, and what you might do in the year to come?
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> Happy New Year to all of you! May it be a healthy and fulfilling one!
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> G
>> No matter where you go, there you are.
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