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Perhaps not the best camera kit to take into a low-light forest but I also need to up my “walk briskly in forest, show extreme stealth, focus correctly, don’t blame camera equipment skills”.
As hard as I tried I could not get any of the close-up creature shots that many others often display.
But it was a lovely walk, I got lost and then found (I had to climb a fence to get out of the reserve), and at least have a few shots (some not so well-focused) of my 5 km outing (that felt like a 20 km run).
“People who produce exceptional work consistently and lead their games understand that we grow by having the guts to go to the jagged edges of our highest limits on a regular basis. And by so doing, those limits expand.
Life gives you what you give it. Stand for world-class in this age of too much average and you’re pretty much guaranteed an epic journey. Doesn’t mean it will be easy. [The Great Ones have all suffered the most; the fire purified and developed their heroic instincts]. But I promise you: it will be worth it.
To walk with the icons, devote yourself to the building of a meaningful legacy. One that inspires you to bring out the fullness of your natural genius, one that causes you to know powers in you that you didn’t know you had. And one that, at the end of your life, allows you to look back on the way you have conducted yourself and say…
“…I had times in the sun. I had seasons in the rain. I reached for my best. I raised others with me. And now, in a state of vast peace, I leave our world better than I found it.”
You’re meant to make a difference. This is your time. Now is your moment. Begin.” ~ Robin Sharma
Canon 550D, Sigma South Africa 10-20 mm @ 20 mm, F6.3, ISO 100, SS via AV
Anton Lembede Street Durban
Canon 6D, F8, 1/400 sec. ISO 200
“The artist vocation is to send light into the human heart” ~ Robert Schumann
Canon 6D, F8, 1/320 sec. ISO 320. PP as much as I could change / add in until I got tired.