“A turtle crawling slowly in the sun ;)”
Sometimes it is hard to be creative. When I have spent months sitting, playing, living in the same room it gets harder and harder to look at it differently. By the time March rolls around, I start to feel like I have done it all and coming up with a new idea for a photo seems impossible.
But then the sun shines through the window from a new angle every morning. The shadows changed from day to day. No two days are the same, and therefore no two photos are the same. These images weren’t set up, they just happened. And I believe those are the best kinds of photos.
The funny thing is, I tried to force this shot. I took a bunch, directed Sofia and told her how to sit and where to turn to get the shadows “just right”. But in the end the shots I chose weren’t those, they were the ones I didn’t plan or direct. Sometimes images create themselves, they take shape right before your eyes and you have to recognize that and capture it before it’s gone.