Faith in Yourself

black and white photography, nature photography, Uncategorized

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Blazing a new path in life through trial and error. Breaking old habits to glue together some better ones before I send myself to own personal hell. I don’t have faith in a higher power, I have faith in myself. I believe that I will win the fight against myself and soar in the skies once again as I did so as a child. I feel like I am on the right trail and will not look back no matter what kind of pain I am in for. I will fight and I will survive as I have the eye of the tiger ;p.

Have faith in yourself..you can do it,

David

121 Long Walk

black and white photography, nature, nature photography, street photography

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Captured this little guy while on a journey of my own. I don’t take a lot of shots of living creatures besides humans. I saw this snail moving in the street towards something. I will never know where it was going but it doesn’t matter.

I’m exploring new subjects everyday and seeing how I can capture them in an interesting way. It doesn’t always work out but sometimes it does. If I had a chance I would try to alter this shot move but tilting it or cutting out the blurred elements. However, I do like the part of the photo that’s blurred as it adds a human element to the shot that some of photos lack.

Still trying to figure things out, I’m doing my best to believe in the process.

Enjoy life and do what you must to do what you love,

David

107 – no Ippo

black and white photography, nature, nature photography

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Simple nature shot that I took on a 5 mile walk. I enjoyed taking this shot as it was a peaceful place. It was just a practice shot in a way. I see my mistake as the subject on the right stands out but my eye tends to go to the water. That could just be me, I don’t know.

Taking steps to a better life slowly, making some good decisions to better myself and the people around me. Pushed myself to jog quite a bit tkday, however, I haven’t been that productive today. That will change by the end of the time and I will be much more productive tomorrow. Nothing will stand in my way.

Live strong and step steadily,

David

D65 – Fake Hustle

architecture photography, black and white photography, street photography

DSC00265-01.jpegI realized that I am making a lot of changes in my life but I found that I was content. I can’t be content there is more to change and to do. I am creating more but it’s not enough to label it as truly productive. I’m still not giving it my 100% effort. Someone called me out on it and I have accepted that I have been lazy and a bit of a dreamer. I’m slowly changing, but I’m picking up the pace to make sure my changes will last until I have to change again for the better.

Gotta keep moving which is why I took this photo. You have to move on from the past, get away from the present and move to the future you want. Everyday counts, everything you do must not be in vain or a short term pleasure.

I’m moving and I swear on everything I love that I will have the future that I want.

Go with love,

David

D59 – Solid

black and white photography, street photography

IMG_20180225_125124-01.jpegGot to have a solid foundation before you out anything on top of it. I was exploring the areas around my stomping grounds and was thinking of concepts. I discovered how the shadows were hitting the cinder blocks and captured it from a different angle. I like how harsh the shadows are and the details in the blocks as they show you have you have to be tough to lay down the foundation you need. You just have to uncover what’s underneath the shadows to know where to build.

I am loving editing and photography more each time I go out and simply do those two things. I am working on my “10, 000” hours in a way. Not just with photography but with other ventures that I love while I work on my strengths and weaknesses.

Foundations,

David

Day 50 – Love: Make Yourself Uncomfortable

black and white photography, nature photography

DSC00977-01Exploring myself and digging to the bare bones of what I am doing and why. Developing my reason why for doing these things is difficult but its a process. You have to get up and put you in a situation that makes you uncomfortable. You have to push yourself to the brink and do the same the next day over and over until it’s a habit. Afterwards, you move on and make something else a habit. You repeat this process while remembering your why and not shaking in the face of temptation.

The world will look dark and bleak but there is beauty in your struggle. You have to keep your head down and focus on improving. Be able to say no to temptation including to your friends and family. Stay focused on your goals every single day. Have your why engraved into your body so when your mind doesn’t want to do it you will do it anyway. Eventually your mind will have into your body and the two will have peace. It’s tough but if you want to change then do what must be done. This is what I had in mind when I chose this photo of mine.

Love the struggle,

David