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Pulling Chicken’s Teeth

Light Signatures series, day, colour photograph, art, abstract, abstract expressionism, creative, city street, urban, downtown, cityscape, speed, blur, movement, motion, turquoise, orange,vibrant, swoosh, streaks, pattern

Turquoise Transit Orange 2012 – Light Signatures :: (Click to see more)

Hokay, so I finally worked on an image for this post. It did feel good and frivolous but man it was kind of like pulling teeth from a chicken – strange thing to say I know but I’m sure I’ve heard this phrase somewhere before and no it didn’t spring fresh from my fertile imagination. All this while the good tunes were cranked and pumping. Clearly I need to produce more – get my skills flowing smoothly and my mind springing lightly from rock to rock, dancing across the babbling brook of my sensoria. Mmmm I miss that calm connected feeling of don’t-care.

On another note, I’m noticing a pattern to the acceptance of my images. Light Signatures will be my third body of work about the emotion of living and it seems to be getting the same cool reception that my earlier work first received. Its been a good ten years since that first body was produced and five years since the second and lately those two bodies of work are experiencing a surge of interest. I’m not sure what this is about or why, but as long as interest in my work continues to grow, I guess I’m okay with it.

I always find it kind of depressing when I put myself out there only to receive a cool reception. For once it would be nice to plug right in to the zeitgeist without the long buildup. In my dark moments I wonder if I’m missing something.