A great theme from Tina Schell at Lens Artists. Inspiration is such an important part of the creative process! We need it like we need oxygen. I find a lot of inspiration in my travels and have been struggling this year, not being able to travel because of Covid-19. But I have a few Muses right here at home. They are always available and I often go to them for inspiration.
The Pacific Ocean is an eternal muse. I’m very inspired by it and, luckily, it’s always there for me, majestic and exciting, calming and inspiring. (ICM photography)
Other constant source of inspiration are my beautiful Agave plants. I have several at home and have been photographing them for years, mostly in abstract form using ICM technique.
Modern Architecture is another constant source of inspiration for me, be it here in L.A. or in my many travels.
Finally, I am always inspired by Color, which I use often on my abstracts. (ICM photography)
It’s been a while since I last posted here. Have been busy and too lazy to go through unused door photos… Here are some Venice Beach doors, taken last Saturday on a walk I shouldn’t have taken because, although wearing masks and keeping our distance, there was a big crowd and not everyone was wearing a mask. Fingers crossed!
For Amy’s challenge at Lens Artists; https://shareandconnect.wordpress.com
In Los Angeles, life is lived, almost always, under the sun…
Entry for Amy’s Under the Sun challenge https://shareandconnect.wordpress.com/2020/08/08/under-the-sun/
For Patty Moped’s Quiet Moment
Let’s Hear It For the Greys!
The most adorable and ornate bicycle (London)
A boat full of people (Amsterdam)
This lovely street dog is a regular at this shop (Istanbul)
Portrait of street hustler. The snake around his neck is part of his act. Venice Beach, Los Angeles.
Adorable bird enjoying some peace and quiet (Washington. D.C.)
A bucket at a French winery.
A funny sign. Istanbul
Double Whammy: A portrait of a lady with her two dogs. Washington, D.C.
Sunset, seascape, and boats. Fortaleza, Brazil
Boat, Seascape and seagulls
For Tina Schell’s Treasure Hunt Challenge
Red and Orange Doors (from Greece)
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Jy is wat jy dink - nie wat jy dink jy is nie. Dit help soms om hardop te lag vir wat jy dink of dink jy is.
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