Photography

Procrastination

Procrastination—putting things off till later—doesn't mix very well with photography. To the best of my knowledge, Jay Maisel is the strongest sane voice regarding this, in his book It's Not About the F-Stop, which I recommend for all photographers, especially young ones or beginners of any age.

Jay writes short. He's pithy. He packs a lot of wisdom into few words. The short section titled "Shoot It Now" ends with the line, "Never go back. Shoot it now. When you go back, it will always be different."Michael C. Johnston

Today I drove around town seeing one great scene after the other. The sun was out, the leaves had finally turned and everything looked majestic in the early morning light.

But I could only enjoy it in the moment. These old country roads are narrow with ditches on either side and numerous signs -- "No stoppping out standing". There are no side streets to park and walk back. There are no nearby parks to pull onto and walk back.

The scenery just had to be enjoyed for what it was. In the moment.

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  • kOoLiNuS
    12th November 2016 at 11:21 AM

    Same happened to me moments ago. I had heavy clouds on my right while sunset and clear sky were out my left …

    • Khürt Williams
      12th November 2016 at 4:47 PM

      Did you get the picture?

      • kOoLiNuS
        12th November 2016 at 6:05 PM

        Nope ?

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