Monthly Archives: September 2009
There’s nothing like an afternoon rolling around in the grass on a late Summer’s afternoon that is good for the soul. Returning to Big Smoke afterwards was a challenge…
The grass is most definitely greener on the other side. It will be my turn…soon. The country beckons.
Goodwood Revival and I’m not inspired. Luckily for me, as this still left me with over 200 images to edit… amongst those, the beautiful Jos modelling a beautiful Alfa…hot cars, hot chicks… no horses, but plenty of horse-power. How indulgent.
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His smile lights up my world. A friend, an inspiration, a rock.
Now…don’t get me wrong, for I cannot deny my love of working with horses – for sure, that also lights up my world…or perhaps ‘keeps it lit’…but there is something undeniably satisfying about capturing a friend’s personality on camera. I am shy, I am not an extrovert and I certainly can’t always think of something to say, but sometimes this works for me; silence can carry an opportunity to connect in a more intense way and to bring out of a person what words so easily disguise. Can you misinterpret a smile like this?
as I read it, I felt as though I could have written it myself.
“being completely involved in an activity for its own sake. The ego falls away. Time flies. Every action, movement, and thought follows inevitably from the previous one, like playing jazz. Your whole being is involved, and you’re using your skills to the utmost“.
Having just stepped off the plane from dancing with black stallions, this quote is exactly where I am at right now. I can’t imagine my life without each day being filled to the brim with horses, photos, passion, travels, planning, creating, documenting….