Nothing lends urgency to photography like the fear you’ll go blind. I can’t really see it coming. But knowing I’m diabetic and my nearsightedness is degrading would drive me to drink if it weren’t so sobering.
I was shooting the sunset at Lake Michigan except not. Everybody does that. The more-interesting image was of a woman standing near her car looking at her cell phone while the sunset behind reflected off the glass and chrome of her vehicle.
Light was fading, she was moving and I had no time to play with my camera settings. Result? Good idea, poor execution. I never lack opportunities to humble myself.
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