Monday Motivations

Monday Motivations

Happy Monday & Happy New Year!

It’s the first week of 2021 and as promised in my January Newsletter I’ve declared for myself and for you that 2021 is the year for:

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What this will be every week

If you need any of the above, I’m your girl. I will be posting weekly updates to include motivational ideas, themes and things to get you out (or in) with your camera. Sometimes we all need a bit of inspiration as well, so those weeks I will do my best to inspire you through what I’ve found inspiring myself along the way.  As for Celebrations, that should really happen daily but I want to check in and give you a place to celebrate your wins with me so we can all celebrate together.

A simple Monday motivations challenge

This week for Monday Motivation, I thought I’d try to push you a little even though it seems like a simple thing. Not sure about you guys but I’m starting to feel a little like my creativity and creative time has been pushed to the side this past year.

I mention this exercise quite a bit and for some reason, I always pick the word pencil out of the air when offering up an example. So. You get a pencil to get creative with.

Grab a pencil. Grab your camera. Take photos of the pencil. Let’s see how creative you can get photographing one thing.

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What will this do you ask? By photographing just one thing you’ll be forced to get creative. You’ll start asking yourself; what else can I do here? How else can I photograph a pencil of all things? I’ve talked about using limitations in photography before, they help us push ourselves past the obvious.

I look forward to seeing what you guys come up with. Post your images in the comments here or on social media and use the #SeeWithLauriPencil so I can find them.

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