Tagged: inspiration

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Digging In

One of my least favorite parts of developing new projects is that lull that inevitably occurs between the initial brainstorming-slash-white boarding of ideas and making any measurable progress towards their realization. During this time you’re...

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Where Do We Go From Here?

Last week, we made a pretty major announcement regarding the future of Faded + Blurred. Now that I’ve had a week to let the whole thing soak in, I wanted to provide a little...

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Five For Friday #128

“They always say time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself.” – Andy Warhol This is the 50th annual Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition presented by London’s Natural History Museum...

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Tools For Your Kit

 A quest makes you a better person as you embrace the challenge and adapt to unexpected circumstances. – Chris Guillebeau I don’t know that I believe the adage that everything happens for a reason,...

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North, Miss Tessmacher!

Faded + Blurred was started five years ago this month at a time when I really didn’t know which way was up. My mom had just died and, as I have said before, I felt...

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Five For Friday #127

“We must have the stubbornness to accept our gladness in the ruthless furnace of this world.” – Jack Gilbert Located 12,000 feet above sea level and covering more than 4,000 square miles, Salar de Uyuni...

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Five For Friday #126

“Sometimes you have to let everything go – purge yourself. If you are unhappy with anything – whatever is bringing you down – get rid of it. Because you will find that when you...

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Looking Back At My Photography Career [Guest Post]

At the moment, I’m not filled with boundless new ambitions regarding my photography career.” – Serge Van Cauwenbergh One of the topics in a recent episode of On Taking Pictures centered around recognizing when it might...

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Five For Friday #125

“Tell your heart that the fear of suffering is worse than the suffering itself. And no heart has ever suffered when it goes in search of its dream.” – Paulo Coelho Having made Palm...

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Five For Friday #124

“One way to open your eyes to unnoticed beauty is to ask yourself, ‘What if I had never seen this before? What if I knew I would never see it again?’”  – Rachel Carson...

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Five For Friday #123

“The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it, move with it, and join the dance.” – Alan Watts Typical family portraits are images of the families we want...

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Five For Friday #122

“It is what I was born for – to look, to listen, to lose myself inside this soft world – to instruct myself over and over… ” – Mary Oliver Ronnie Goodman is an...