It has been a while

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It has been a while since I last blogged and I apologise for the delay in getting back in touch with everyone but life has got in the way of keeping in touch with people via social media but it has not meant that I have not been looking at posts on WordPress, Instagram, Facebook and Twitter.

The website has had a complete overhaul and I am still enjoying my photography, but like all of us there have been times where I have had moments of  “creative block”, and I know that forcing something is not going to create anything that I can be happy with. At this point I step aside and work on a different project such as painting, writing, going for walks without the camera until it hits me to find the direction I want to see my work progressing in. Creating work should be enjoyable, exciting and importantly for yourself but I know this has been really lacking within me as I had really lost my direction in learning the craft of photography. Sometimes a little thing such as buying a new accessory such as a hog hair bristle paint brush or a second hand film camera can be a joy to kick start the creative mojo.

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2018 is to see a re-motivated and more communicative James.

12 Comments

  1. Mike  —  February 17, 2018 at 10:48 am

    Welcome back James! I love that moss covered wall. Here’s to finding your mojo… cheers!

    • james_t  —  March 10, 2018 at 9:54 am

      A really huge thanks Mike and I am glad to be back into the swing of things regarding my photography. Hope the year is going well for you.

  2. Hanne  —  February 17, 2018 at 12:11 pm

    Nice to have you back, James! Going into the woods is good for so many reasons, love this capture of the stone wall covered in moss.
    Wishing you all the best for your way. x

    • james_t  —  March 10, 2018 at 9:55 am

      Always a really pleasure to hear from you Hanne and I am off now to catch up on the posts I have missed during the past few weeks.

  3. Steven Tze  —  February 17, 2018 at 4:32 pm

    You’re absolutely correct about not trying to force the process. Glad to hear you’ve got other projects to work until you’re back to shooting. Cheers.

    • james_t  —  March 10, 2018 at 9:56 am

      Many thanks Steve for the words of encouragement and it is always great to hear from you.

  4. Cornelia  —  February 18, 2018 at 3:41 am

    James, wonderful to see you back here. This images is just a master piece. It speaks to me, I can touch and feel the texture of the moss, it is inspiring and soothing. Thank you for sharing it with the Universe

    • james_t  —  March 10, 2018 at 9:57 am

      A real pleasure to hear from you Cornelia and a huge thanks for the encouraging words.

  5. raye  —  February 18, 2018 at 1:53 pm

    J. You know. XR.

    • james_t  —  March 10, 2018 at 9:58 am

      Oh yes…..knowing. xJ

  6. Lisa Gordon  —  February 19, 2018 at 1:29 am

    It is so nice to see you back here, James!

    • james_t  —  March 10, 2018 at 9:59 am

      Lovely to hear from you Lisa and I have to say I am glad to be back and working on my photography again. A huge thanks for your encouragement and support over the years.

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