May 4, 2007
The funny thing about love is how much work it actually is, it is not, as it would seem, just fun, and pleasure. As I sat, a day or two ago cleaning my cameras sensor, it came to me, that the passion I have for photography is alot like the love of a relationship. It takes commitment to do the things that are humdrum, and boring (or worrisome and frightening). If I as a photog never cleaned my sensor, never capped my lenses, never protected my equipment from harmful environments, I would not stay a photographer for long! Similarly as the guy in a relationship, it is my duty, destiny and desire, to protect, cherish, and care for the one I love.
As I compose a picture in my viewfinder, as a hundred-no a thousand things come together, to create an image that is wonderful to behold, I appreciate the fact that the resulting image did not create itself, nor as such, should I assume that love can be had through the mere desire of it.
The beauty that is, is a reward to be had, but only when I have followed through on my part.
Give a woman the love, honor, commitment and respect that is necessary, and the result will be truly beautiful.