As I continue to work on my “business” of photography (printing, matting, framing, submissions to competitions/galleries) and not actually going out to shoot, I find it harder and harder to come up with something to show here. I do actually press the shutter on occasion, as can be seen by todays photo, but I haven’t seriously set out to do any photography in quite a while. The ugly, bitterly cold winter doesn’t help any, of course.
I have just been lying low and getting things done that I normally don’t take the time to do. Throw in keeping busy at my day job, an old house, other hobbies (guitar) and the time for real photography dwindles – and by then it’s dark again. 🙂 But as I have begun seeing an interest in my work lately, I am beginning to see the light that my labors have not gone unnoticed. One of my photos (the same one in Black and White Magazine, by the way) was recently chosen for the PhotoPlace Gallery Black and White Exhibition and will be on display at PhotoPlace Gallery In Middlebury, Vermont during the month of April. Being chosen for that and inquiries for other exhibitions and sales have fueled me to want to get back out there, knock my brain around and do some shooting as soon as I can.
Until then, Here’s a shot of a hot teapot. My wife had the pot on the stove and when I walked into the dark kitchen the first thing I saw was the red-hot glow of the boiling water and I immediately thought to grab my camera, which happened to be in the kitchen also. Just a fun shot, nothing more, but it brightens up a Winters day.