A Thousand Words

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When I’m not writing, I am still taking pictures! As someone once said, a picture paints a thousand words. When I am too tired or too stressed or too busy to write, I can still appreciate the beauty in my surroundings and take lots of pictures.

Sometimes, a picture says it all and no words are needed. Sometimes, a picture may inspire me to write a thousand, more or less, words! And, re-energized, I go back to the writing board. Sometimes, the written word inspires me to take more pictures.

I take pictures with my i phone because it is always with me. This summer, I stepped up to my Nikon S9900 camera so I would have a zoom lens to take pictures of my hummingbirds. It is an automatic, point and shoot, camera with the option for manual settings which I need to learn more about. I don’t think I am ready for a DSLR camera yet, but maybe someday. For now, I am happy with the camera I have.

Taking pictures brings me joy. Writing brings me joy. Pairing the two feeds my creative spirit.

*posted for writing101

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Posted on September 21, 2015, in Musings, Photography, Writing 101 and tagged , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 4 Comments.

  1. Oh. Taking pictures is also a very good activity. I think you are indeed a creative soul. πŸ™‚

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  2. I loved the last line here πŸ™‚

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