Some days it is easier to get up and
go to a photography show than others.
This is one of the days that was really
hard. Not because I don't like the shows.
It is just an amazing amount of work to
set up a nice display, basically from scratch,
Fortunately, the people always make it worth the effort.
I am always interested in what people like, and this
photo is for the several people today who asked for sunsets.
This beach is known for it's seals.
I really enjoy watching peoples' reaction to my photos.
And, I get very excited talking to them about
photography and the subjects. I'm not just talking about people
who are interested in purchasing prints either.
Almost every time I go out I talk to someone
who is sure I have spent thousands of dollars
on my equipment. And, wishes they had the money to
spend so they could experiment with photography. I am
always happy to inform them they can get the
same camera (and lens) I use for about $70 on
Actually, these conversations always remind me of a joke I like...
A Photographer was at a dinner party. The hostess, while
admiring some of his work, told him how much she loved
his photographs. As she looked through the images
she said "Wow, you must have an amazing camera!"
The evening went on and as the photographer was
about to leave he thanked the hostess for her
hospitality and the delicious dinner she had prepared.
As he left, he added "You must have some amazing pots!"