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Finding Your Photographic Passion by Steve Simon

Finding Your Photographic Passion
One of the most common pieces of advice any professional photographer will give you is, “shoot what you love.” This may sound strange but, when you are first starting out in photography you may not know what you love. How could you NOT know what you love? If you love birds, you shoot birds; if you love people, you shoot people, right? In the photographic world things aren’t always that simple and they aren’t always what they seem to be. So, how do figure out what you love to shoot?…

At this point you would expect a step-by-step guide on how to discover your passion. Instead, I’m going to tell you a story about how I found my photographic passion.

When I made my transition from film to photography I wasn’t sure what I wanted to shoot. I tried shooting every

Wonderful English from Around the World

Wonderful English from Around the World…

In a Bangkok Temple :
IT IS FORBIDDEN TO ENTER A WOMAN, EVEN A FOREIGNER, IF DRESSED AS A MAN.

Cocktail lounge, Norway:
LADIES ARE REQUESTED NOT TO HAVE CHILDREN IN THE BAR.

Doctor’s office, Rome :
SPECIALIST IN WOMEN AND OTHER DISEASES.

Dry cleaners, Bangkok :
DROP YOUR TROUSERS HERE FOR THE BEST RESULTS.

In a Nairobi restaurant:
CUSTOMERS WHO FIND OUR WAITRESSES RUDE, OUGHT TO SEE THE MANAGER.

On the main road to Mombasa , leaving Nairobi :
TAKE NOTICE: WHEN THIS SIGN IS UNDER WATER, THIS ROAD IS IMPASSABLE.

In a Cemetery:
PERSONS ARE PROHIBITED FROM PICKING FLOWERS, FROM ANY BUT THEIR OWN GRAVES …

Tokyo hotel’s rules and regulations:
GUESTS ARE REQUESTED NOT TO SMOKE, OR DO OTHER DISGUSTING BEHAVIOURS IN BED.

On the menu of a Swiss Restaurant:
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Who said it

Sometimes, when I look at my children, I say to myself, “Lillian, you should have remained a virgin.”…

- Lillian Carter (mother of Jimmy Carter)
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I had a rose named after me and I was very flattered. But I was not pleased to read the description in the catalogue: – “No good in a bed, but fine against a wall.”
– Eleanor Roosevelt

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Last week, I stated this woman was the ugliest woman I had ever seen. I have since been visited by her sister, and now wish to withdraw that statement..
– Mark Twain

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The secret of a good sermon is to have a good beginning and a good ending; and to have the two as close together as possible
– George Burns
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Santa Claus has the right idea. Visit people only once a year.
– Victor Borge
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Be careful about reading health books. You may die of a mispr

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