Without an H

Photography from south-east Asia by Jon Sanwell

Blue (potw #26)

Sometimes, I go for a walk with my camera and nothing happens. Nothing inspires me, I’m not in the right mood, the light’s not right, it’s too hot, it’s too dark, I need a pee, it’s too bright, I’m hungry, I’ve got the wrong lens, I’m tired, the stars aren’t aligned, etc, and so on.

Other times, I stumble upon a great shot just round the corner from my flat. I walk past these blue shutters with their blue writing all the time, but on Saturday afternoon, there they were again, behind a nice man in a blue shirt who was happy to have his picture taken. It’s this sort of thing that restores my faith in photography, and in the universe in general.

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11 Responses to “Blue (potw #26)”

  1. traveling crone

    Found your blog while puttering around looking for good tags. I stayed on yours because of the great picture, of course, but it is humour that I always gravitate towards. Thank you for combining the 2 skills.

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  2. mpreeti

    Jon, your blog is such a pleasure to browse through. Sometimes when I’m at work and feel lost and blue I come by and browse at your photo blog to realise yet again, it is a beautiful world with beautiful people. Thank you.

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