What one finds to be pleasing, a happy place, other finds disturbing.
Often times I was conversing with people and what to me looked odd even repulsive, others would find it to be enjoyable. We are all different and unique.
I am a visual artist and in landscape I find all inspiration that I need. It also means that I see connections in nature, for example, Ireland, Scotland and Iceland share connections that are visible in landscape. If I don’t know there are a historical, social and language connection, I would always new just looking at their landscape that there is one.
In my black river, black beaches, black lakes, there is a reflection of past times… I wish to explore it more in the future.
Dull, is a word that Croatian language doesn’t have decent translation for. It is an expression for days and days without proper sunshine. It can be daylight and it can be hazy sunshine, but lacking colours, brightness, vividness. Drab, or dreary. I found that even though I suffer from heavy migraines during days like that, I found it to be quite inspiring. Lack of anything exciting, proper bore, hides nuances of visual stimuli.
Maybe lack of excitement forces me to rethink everything I am accustomed to?!
I guess motto for today might be:
Don’t let the dreariness around you defats you, rather in dullness find beauty.
Hot summer days and drought in Ireland are ending today as the for the first time temperatures are more like normal Irish 12C.
It was abnormally hot for days, close to 30C with almost no breeze. Weather conditions perfectly suitable for Full Spectrum Camera and true representation of a dry ground.
I didn’t play with jpg’s, different set up’s and film simulations, inside my Fuji XT3, as I always used raw. This morning I was browsing through Youtube (during my coffee wake-me-up-hour) and found a video from a guy named Dan Baily and his “Creating custom looks”, so I decided to give it a try. What I created just walking around my neighbourhood I find really amazing! I am hooked. Fujifilm I love what you did with film simulation. It’s like real deal, or even better. There is no digital ugliness, but true grain and I love grain.
Let me show you what I mean. Here are few examples from today (and it’s not a nice day for shooting wild flowers, with strong gusts of wind).