FRIDAY FINDS – Connections are what makes photography a personal journey.

My friend Sarah at PaisleyRainBoots  has been pondering recently about personal photography , a connection to the place, person or occasion. I had a bit of an epiphany yesterday as I was strolling through the grounds at Stourhead in Wiltshire. Stourhead is a magnificent stately home and the grounds are a work of art. The property is often used in film and television . A picture postcard place.

The Pantheon

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But when I came home and looked through the photographs I was underwhelmed, don’t get me wrong it is a remarkable place, but I felt a decided lack of connection.

The photographs that spoke to me were a set I took at the Pantheon which is going through intense renovation.

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The Tools

 

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So much work needs to be done

 

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Showing the work behind the beauty, the skill of the stonemason is a real connection for me.

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And of course there had to be a selfie in a mirror in the wonderful shop.

I will continue to explore what I’m calling ‘heartwork’ how about you ?

A touch of random

I love Spotify have you tried it ?

Some great ideas here at Mollie Makes magazine

Design Seeds never lets me down.

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Music I love at the moment  the wonderful Richard Thompson HERE

And finally I love the retro look of this shot I created in PicTapGo moved into PS and added the Poloroid look

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Kim Klassen dot Com

 

 

 

 

Have a sunny weekend…..

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