Ahh…the comfort zone! How I hate you!
Yesterday I visited a one-day music and garden festival, a good place and chance to get some great captures, and practice on shooting events.
Camera in hand and ready to start, I had all this great ideas and pictures in my head. So I felt pretty confident.
When we entered I got a bit shaky, mouth started to feel dry and palms sweaty. My confidence level hit bottom. What had I gotten my self into?! I tried to get my head in the right place, but for the first couple of hours I didn’t have any fun. I walked around with my camera ready, took some shoots hear and dear…but I felt I didn’t get the pictures I wanted and had imagined. My own fear held me back. It got a little easier in the end, but it didn’t turn out quite like I had imagned.
So I have to keep training on breaking my own comfort zone and take fear head on.
In the end I’m one more experience richer and wiser.
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And keep smiling! 🙂