Look at the world a little differently


Image by Michael Huges

Photographer Michael Hughes has an amazing portfolio on Flickr of pictures of landmarks. But instead of photographing the actual landmark, he instead photographs a postcard or souvenir of the landmark which makes for some wonderful, interesting and creative photos.

I love this idea for so many reasons but mainly because it creates an experience around the photo. Taking the time to think about what you’re photographing, bringing props, probably having a giggle or two over it, well, that makes the experience that more personal. So many times when I travel I see people just taking random photos that have no connection to them and these photos do not turn out. They are of no interest to the viewer, either.

Being present when taking a picture or looking at the world a little differently changes everything for everyone.

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Online since 1995, Alex was one of the first bloggers and has consistently been creating content, sites and communities to share stories that matter. In 2004 she created HyggeHouse.com to finally embrace her Danishness by sharing thoughts and inspiration on living well and simply. In 2004 Alex Immigrated to America and currently resides in a very hygge 1925 Hunting Lodge in California’s Santa Monica Mountains.

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1 Comment

  1. November 11, 2006 / 4:14 AM

    “If you are capable of living deeply one moment of your life, you can learn to live the same way all the other moments of your life.”
    ~Thich Nhat Hanh

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