02 Oct Go out, feel, see and “make something wonder”!

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While I was working on my first blog post since my return from a one-month photography trip to Europe, something made me pause and think. When travelling and shooting I didn’t have a chance to watch the latest Apple presentation. Last night I was able to take a glimpse at this very event (don’t worry, Google fans, I am not going to go into politics).

Immediately Steve Jobs’ words used by Tim Cook during that day made me pause:

“But one of the ways that I believe people express their appreciation to the rest of humanity is to make something wonder and put it out there.”

I couldn’t stop thinking about it. Reading these words couldn’t come at a better time. Not only did I have a truly great time photographing one of the best European cities but I also had a privilege of teaching photography. Over the course of the last few months I led a number of private and group workshops and met an amazing bunch of both experienced and emerging photographers. One of the most fascinating thoughts that emerged from this experience was a sort of attitude we tried to reach while working together. Before I go any further let me repeat:

“…make something wonder and put it out there.”  

Notice that he didn’t say make something or make anything but he specifically said “make something wonder”!!! It is so true in photography. When I start my workshops I always say to my students: We

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