The Zen Of Visual Imagery — Balancing Passion and Obsession   Leave a comment

I guess I’m in a Zen mode today, especially when it comes to balancing passion with obsession. “To live for some future goal is shallow. It’s the sides of the mountain that sustain life, not the top.” — kenne

Becoming is Superior to Being

The Zen of Visual Imagery — Image by kenne

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, doing it full-time can reduce the love affair to being just another relationship — creativity suffers in the relationship and obsession overtakes passion. To maintain a harmonious balance between passion and obsession, I:

  • Don’t do what I love full-time.
  • Make sure the love is surrounded by other endeavors.
  • Surround yourself with passionate people.

By balancing passion with obsession, we can maintain the thrill in the passion. Georgia O’Keeffe had…

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Posted June 28, 2020 by kenneturner in Information

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