I was a little unsure about starting another 365 project as the year ended. My children, who have been patient while I have followed my passion, have started grumbling when I pull the camera out. It is one thing for me to want to capture our daily life, but another to be the one in the pictures. I don’t want them to feel like I am always behind a camera. But I have learnt so much by shooting daily, and I have grown as a person by following what I love. I needed a different approach.
In December, I started a red and green project. It helped me stay creative while we moved house. I received a lot of positive comments and some even said they loved seeing what I see. I am truly grateful for every message that I receive. This idea of capturing more than just my children started to bubble, and “The colour of life” project was born.
Truly, I am still taking this one day at a time. I am making this up as I go along. One thing that I do believe is this quote:
“he who seeks beauty will find it ” ~ Bill Cummingham
When I started the red and green project, I was seeing those two colours all over the place….of course it helped that it was Christmas. I wasn’t sure if the same thing would happen when I picked the colours “blue, orange and yellow…the colours of summer”. As January started, I was nervous. I mean what if I didn’t see these colours? What would I do? I think I was ready to give up on the whole idea by day 3. I just told myself to have faith, and if blue, orange and yellow suddenly took a summer holiday well the world would forgive me. However, the eye is marvelous and when we “seek beauty”, it puts up it’s hand and waves “hello”. The colour of my life has been blue, orange and yellow and I will continue with these colours until the end of January.
Now follow this link to Erica of Erica E Photography and see the colour of her life.