Unintentional 50mm Lens Challenge

I have been forced by circumstances to participate in a 50mm lens photography challenge. So I am testing out the theory that limiting yourself to one focal length will challenge the way you see and make images.

As a photographer I don’t have a lot of gear and since my 17-50mm lens is currently locked in the 17mm position and I don’t use my very old 55-200mm kit lens very often I am down to my 50mm prime lens for daily use.   I’m up for the challenge!

The last couple of years have been a challenge personally and my photography has taken a back seat to life.  I simply didn’t any creative energy in reserve to work on my art.  Fortunately life has calmed down quite a bit and I have recently felt the pull of an itchy shutter finger.

Today I made a concerted effort to exercise that itchy shutter finger and took my dog Harry and my camera for a walk around the neighborhood.   We were out for an hour or so and I made thirty-four images.  Some will likely never see the light of day and others encouraged me to dig deeper into how and why I see the way I do.

It was a good walk!

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