When I was 17, in my first semester of college, I got my first check for something I had written, a whole $17 (coincidentally). It was an amazing feeling, something I've never forgotten, even though I've worked as a writer for some 20 years since.Selling my first photo (last week) , felt very much the same.There's a sense of validation, a quiet thrill, to know you've created something that doesn't just get admiring comments, but that another person thinks is worth paying for.I sold my second... continue reading
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I think that "Zen" is a keyword for all contributors of the dreamstime community. Because, whatever you think about your picture, you have to accept the judgment and go beyond the frustration.And this is the picture that I am really proud of. This is the first time that I went to the same place several time. It is also the first time that I took time to seat down in front the scene, to have a look around me to see where is the sun, to wait patiently the good moment to press on the button of my... continue reading
I learned something about myself this week.I'm a born troublemaker. I see calm and content and I immediately have to supply some form of mischief.Or sure, it's generally harmless, but mischief nonetheless.How did I learn this?I jumped into a conversation about a DT competitor on a popular stock discussion site and whined like a puppy getting no attention.My points were perfectly valid, but that particular thread was a happy one full of kindness and hope... and I turned it into a mudslingingfest.... continue reading
Everyone on this world is searching happiness outside, but no one understands own soul. Everyone says ‘I’, ‘I want that’, ‘I am like that’, but no one does not understand those ‘I’. When you were born from where did you came from? When you will die where will you go?If you will be honestly asking: Who am I? then sooner or later you will strike the wall, where mind stops. We call that ‘mind don’t know’. Zen is affirming mind ‘don’t know’ always and everywhere.Seung... continue reading
Stone balancing!I love this mental discipline.It has a precise relation with the zen practice, in the execution and in the result.Stone balancing is a way for the meditation and for the increase of mental sensibility.Necessary for a photographer, too!edited by admin. - moved images continue reading
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