“Beauty can be seen in all things, seeing and composing the beauty is what separates the snapshot from the photograph.”
As a natural born skeptic, I like to think of myself as a dedicated researcher. Not your typical bookworm but I do enjoy keeping myself properly informed. Here’s the kicker: I only enjoy topics I’m interested in.
Makes sense right?
You know, pray for the newest John Mayer music to come out. (Although, listening to some good old Your Body Is A Wonderland also does the trick.) Take on my lengthening list of books I need to read before I die. I would even go through the hassle of cleaning my room before getting something important such as I don’t know, homework done.
Get ready, this is where the fun begins.
I’ve come to the realization that I need to begin taking ahold of my surroundings. If I don’t enjoy what I’m doing with my life then there needs to be some changes made. I’ve been told, “Do what you love and the money will come”. Luckily, my interests are steadily growing and this can only pose a positive outlook for my future. My future can currently be summarized in a simple hypothesis: As the interests become more interesting, the boredom becomes less likely.
Taking into careful consideration the amount of free time most college students have nowadays, I found it imperative to locate three sources that have concise but relevant information. So here it is! I have composed a list not only necessary for the beginners but for anyone looking to sharpen their creative eye.
3. Digital Photography for Dummies, 6th Edition by Julie Andair King & Serg Timacheff
-I know, I know it sounds painfully obvious! The upside to this read is that it is an overall guide to modern day photography. Although developing real film is a talent I would love to one-day learn, we are living in a digitally photogenic world. This guide breaks it down for us camera cubs.
2. 11 Tips for Beginner Photographers by Darren Rowse
-Once your eyes adjust to the overwhelming amount of advertisements on the page, you quickly realize what this person has to say is extremely helpful! Also, it never hurts to hear from your fellow blogging man when it comes to learning the ropes.
1. Look around! Beauty is in the eye of the beholder. Create memories. Watch out for the wondrous. Imagine the world through another person’s eyes. Then, pull out your camera (that you should always have on you!) and start looking at your world through the lens.