The Zen of Visual Imagery   1 comment

I have done several variations on this theme over the years, this posting was the first. — kenne

Becoming is Superior to Being

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I love all facets of making visual imagery, e.g., writing, music, cameras, catching the moment, editing the moment to share my perspective of the experience — I could go on and on. For me, visual imagery is a passion.

In recent years I have been able to spend more time with this love, even getting into digital video and taking on a lot of digital media projects. However, as with any endeavor, especially the ones you love, doing it full-time can reduce the love affair to being just another relationship. Often, creativity suffers in the relationship. Rather than being artistic, you become a technician, lacking originality and flair. Sometimes you are so focused in the routine, your passion becomes an obsession.

The moral:

Don’t do what you love full-time.
Make sure the love is surrounded by other endeavors,
which in turn nurtures the creative juices of your art.
Only then…

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Posted June 3, 2019 by kenneturner in Information

One response to “The Zen of Visual Imagery

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  1. That sounds very wise to me. Thank you.

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