|At the beauty parlor, I try to figure out how to take a picture of my camera, and I decide to take this selfie in the mirror.|
Today’s post is about my camera. My camera is one of the tools that I use to capture beauty in likely and unlikely places. Other tools that I use are pencils and paint brushes and paints and needles and embroidery floss.
|There I am,taking a picture
of the array of hair
products. Lots of mirrors and glass
adds interest to the appearance
at a beauty parlor. I find
beauty in an expected place.
There are so many ways to capture beauty and to create your interpretation of the beauty that you see around you.
The camera is a faster tool than paints and pencils. When I don’t enough time to sit down and draw or paint, I can take photographs. The camera is a very versatile tool.
|In this cracked earth, in front of a
partially abandoned plaza,
I find these plants growing. Their
determination and resilience
adds the hope of beauty to
a place where beauty
I use my camera to document my own story, as well as to create art and to do journalism. I try to remember to bring a camera with me at all times, and I encourage that because you never know what you’re going to see and what will translate into an interesting, unexpected image.