Listening to: Breath - Breaking Benjamin
Reading: The Host by Stephenie Meyer
Playing: Rock Band
Drinking: Jugo Juice
I've come to the realization that I greatly enjoy taking photographs of flowers. I am fully aware that many people do and that this is very redundant and overdone (like sunset photography), but I still get a great deal of pleasure out of it.
So I figure that since it's my hobby I get to do whatever the hell I want and take photos of whatever the hell I want. I used to pander to what I knew my boyfriend liked, or what people on dA like but I honestly do not care anymore. I adore capturing the riots of colour and perfectly smooth lines that I find our flower garden. It makes me appreciate life...God...the universe. I also find that these are the photos I am the most proud of. These are the ones that I will go back to and look at over and over again.
It's odd because at a very young age I had striven to be different. Throughout my life I always chose the other path, the less popular one simply because being different was so important. I was really not interested in feminine things in life: I played with toy guns, I played violent video games, I listened to heavy metal and rock and roll.
Growing up, becoming an adult, I now see that being different is easy and that going with the flow, doing what the rest of the world finds appealing, takes time and energy.
All in all: I love flowers and am no longer ashamed to admit it.
Little update in my life: I turned 22. I bought a new car (a '94 VW Golf). Got a raise at work (50 cents!!!!) and a half-promotion to "shift supervisor/trainer". Got my first digital camera (Olympus C-4000 Zoom, I'm a late convert). I also made it to EXPERT on Guitar Hero and Rock Band. I've also lost another 10 pounds. I've started going for runs.