For the last six weeks I have been doing a creativity course at WEA in Adelaide. A course that works on getting everyone, as artists, unblocked. Through the course I have decided (after procrastinating for months) to attempt taking a photo every day. So as not to take the easy road out, I wrote down on bits of paper, and put in a box, lots of descriptions - things, emotions, textures, movement, colour. Each day I lucky dip a theme to photograph, and photograph that with whatever camera comes to hand. Along with writing a (near) daily journal, meditating and reading and writing affirmations and gratitudes, I've found it very helpful. It has lifted a heavy cloud off me, a cloud that had been lingering on my creative juices and passion.
Whether the photos are good or bad, it doesn't matter. It's more about the process of taking a photo, and thinking through different ways of getting to the theme.
This set of photos is brought from randomly taking pics of wherever I am, and the themes 'packaged food' and 'light'. By no means am I trying to say that Tiny Teddies are making us fat, it's just what I had! The article does go on to say though, that the amount of packaged food that we eat is one (of many) cause leading to our obesity crisis we have in Australia. Can you believe that our Aussie kids are fatter than the American kids now?!?!?