What I’ve learnt trying to sell my artwork at a market stall

“But it isn’t just about selling for me, as I stated it is just to meet people face to face, listen to their story and their opinion …”

What happens when I pick up my camera.

“Now I’m not going to pretend that I’ll even scratch the surface as for it’s very deep subject. It’s not that I’m locking it away, it is just that there is so much going on at any one time, that inspiration for creativity comes from more than one source …”

Storm Ophelia, the Sahara and why was everything yellow earlier today …

“The 16th October 2017 has been a day of real contrasts when it comes to the weather and in particular the colour of the daylight here in the South of England. For long spells it has almost felt like a perpetual twilight has descended over the world. So why did everything turn so yellow, orange and red?”

What I’ve learnt in 5 years of working for myself … [spoilers, it’s not how to turn water into wine …] it’s far simpler than that …

And if that isn’t an overly long blog title I don’t know what is … … but when I became a self employed photographer I had no idea what would lie ahead of me. What I’d be doing, how I’d be doing it, how life would work even. 5 years down the line and IContinue reading “What I’ve learnt in 5 years of working for myself … [spoilers, it’s not how to turn water into wine …] it’s far simpler than that …”

Create as a journey, not as destination.

“Plans that either come to naught or half a page of scribbled lines” Roger Waters So you’re out and about, or at home and you have an idea. It just pops into your head and you know at that moment, right then that it will work. You enjoy that moment, that it something that willContinue reading “Create as a journey, not as destination.”

It’s all about perspective …

It’s all about perspective. Think about it for a while. You may think you’re in a worse position then someone else, but you ONLY see it from your perspective. Who’s to say, and this is highly likely, that you are being perceived in the same way by that other person. They may look at youContinue reading “It’s all about perspective …”

A path to finding your creative spark.

Being in isolation is often where I find my creative spark. I can retreat to this space wherever I am. All I need to do is slip on a pair of headphones to get myself into that space. I could be surrounded by thousands of people but feel detached, observing the world around me, readyContinue reading “A path to finding your creative spark.”