“I learned this, at least, by my experiment: that if one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavours to live the life which he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours. He will put some things behind, will pass an invisible boundary; new, universal, and more liberal laws will begin to establish themselves around and within him; or the old laws be expanded, and interpreted in his favour in a more liberal sense, and he will live with the license of a higher order of beings. In proportion as he simplifies his life, the laws of the universe will appear less complex, and solitude will not be solitude, nor poverty poverty, nor weakness weakness. If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost; that is where they should be. Now put the foundations under them.”—Henry David Thoreau (via jessicaheatherhunter)
Ladies, I think we can all agree that comparison is one of the greatest insecurities we battle with. We are constantly surrounded by the worldly pressures that represents beauty and purity. It’s sickening and only feeds the insecurities many of us face.
A pinhole camera has no lens. Light simply passes through a tiny hole.
There is no viewfinder so the composition must be approximated. Exposure times are lengthy: anywhere from several seconds to several hours. These long exposures can play with our preconceived notions of photography. Rather…