Nowadays,I realize that keeping myself motivated with personal work represents an incredible challenge. I recall when I was younger and painting was my only creative discipline that I would easily become inspired by a book, a song or a movie; sadly, as I began to become more interested in other disciplines like photography and in equal measure gain more responsibilities, the process of coming up with ideas to implement into my personal work now requires a certain level of planning. I plan my concepts based on whatever challenge I need to give myself in order to get better at what I like, in reference to photography, I’ve been working on getting control over the exposure triangle so that my execution becomes more flawless and using a camera begins to feel more natural.
As 2016 came to an end, I decided to plan a sort of work plan so that I can get a sense of orientation with my creative endeavors, and although I must admit I consider that I failed in some aspects, I also feel a slight sense of accomplishment because for the firs time in quite a while, I began to feel that I was finally doing work that really matters.
Here’re my favorite shots from January, 2017
This past month I made the effort to concentrate on organic objects and shapes, and that gave me a chance to experiment more closely with still-life photography and that in turn, forced me to be more attentive to design elements within the frame.
I noticed that becoming more attentive to composition from doing still-life photography allowed me to work somewhat quicker with the camera