Morning Commute Series Continues

My morning commute series continues. I have read many times that intentionally photographing a series of the same subject or scene, by forcing yourself to photograph the same thing again and again, you can actually make yourself more creative.

A photo theme simply means creating a set of photographs that are related in some way, whether it be through subject, color or re-occurring pattern. By defining a series, morning commute I was not required to constantly come up with a new subject or idea for each morning; once a theme’s subject had been established, I only needed to find a new creative view.  This allowed me to concentrate on what’s really important…taking an interesting photo.

While I am not always photography the same scene, I have been using my morning walk to work to see, to be awake and aware of my beautiful city. The thirty minutes a day, has defined my series, and to be honest it has provided the motivation to walk despite what seems like a very long very cold winter.

I appreciate hearing from you, as a photographer, artist or writer are you working on a series?  Why not introduce yourself and provide a link to your series.

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2 thoughts on “Morning Commute Series Continues

  1. I’ve been enjoying this series of yours for awhile. I have to agree that going back to the same subject or scene really challenges you to be creative. My wife doesn’t understand why I keep wanting to go back to a place, especially if i brought back a good shot the first time.

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  2. Hi Emilio, It is nice to hear you are enjoying the morning commute series. Here is an idea, tell you wife photos are like kisses, one good one doesn’t mean you are done, or that you shouldn’t get another……..

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