The Introverted Christian

Unfriendly. Standoffish. Aloof. Those three ungainly words describe the appearance of my character when I am among people I do not know very well. It is not in my nature to seek out people and strike up friendships with them out of the blue. Take the above photo, for example.  On a vacation last year, I spent a great deal of my time snapping photos and contorting myself into unusual positions to get (what I hoped would be) creative shots.  There were crowds of people as far as my eye could see…yet I did not engage even ONE Of those … Continue reading The Introverted Christian

Cropping out Pluralism

  Last night’s sunset was breathtaking in its splendor. I was late to an essential oils party because I HAD to stop and try to capture it.  There are many times that I want to stop and capture images because something about them capture me. I really like photography because, in a way, as the photographer I get to manipulate reality. Using my zoom lens, I can cut out all the distracting elements that otherwise clutter the scene. If I’m using a fixed lens, I can cut out the distracting elements later, using the ever-helpful crop tool. Sometimes I wonder … Continue reading Cropping out Pluralism