Just wanted to share with this image of the Liguria Riviera in Italy. We are in the beautiful 5 Terre National Park and this is a night view of the coast from Manarola.
Gear: Nikon D810, Nikkor 14-24mm, Manfrotto Tripod.
It happens quite often to hear friends, colleagues, artists complaining about a lack of inspiration. When asked what is wrong, the usual answer is related to the output of their work. Basically, they are not happy with what they do. In some cases there is also some criticism about the how. In very rare cases I have listen about the why of such an outcome.
Reversing the paradigm
Inspiration is closely linked to the very reason that pushes us toward an action, a goal, an outcome. The stronger the reason, the greater the inspiration that leads us toward the goal. If you think about it, any time we have to face a very important challenge, the reaction is outstanding. Some people even say they would have not expected such a reaction from themselves.
Once the why is clear to us, then the how we translate it into practice becomes a moment of happiness. we like to experiment, to try new things and is when we enjoy what we do. The what at this time is just a perfect outcome. something that comes from passion and rationality. it is something we have not suffered to produce.
Why - How - What
It is clear that in everyday life, forgetting the very reasons we do things is the main cause of frustration and zero satisfaction. Getting back to basics, starting up by looking at the very reason we do things will definitely help us leaving aside things that have no meaning any more for things that still have a lot of it. This very simple paradigm is a way to have a better awareness of ourselves and ultimately a better life.
Sigma 150-600mm Sport
Manfrotto 190CXPRO4 Tripod
Manfrotto MHXPRO-BHQ2 Pro Head