All the Colors Part Two


Layering helps.

They say that fall is colorful.

I agree. So, here they all are. Every color.

It must have been my feverish brain that made this thing. This mess. This monstrosity. None of this means that I don’t like what I’m showing you. I do. A lot.

Which brings me to showing our work.

I read a blog recently. The author said that it wasn’t his/her best work, adding that he/she wasn’t sure that they liked it. WHT? If you don’t like it, what makes you think that I’ll like it? That anyone will like it?

The only thing that I can think of that would allow anyone to share something they didn’t like would be a self-promise to publish on certain days. Or, a firm deadline such as you used to find in the old days of newspapering. And, that was usually about hard news. We don’t publish hard news on our blogs.

So, here’s my thing.

Always try to put your best foot forward. Make no excuses. Don’t apologize for your work, especially by saying it’s not good. Let your readers decide if your work isn’t good. This time.

For sure, there are times when I look back and say to myself, “What the hell was I thinking?” That’ll happen. It’s happening now.

Now? No. Not with this post.

It’s happening with a post that I’m thinking about publishing towards the end of the year. I got the idea from a lot of sports sites that I read. It’s an end of a decade thing. My ten best pictures of the decade. Aside from seeing pictures that I like, especially with my current thinking, there are pictures that I think, “why did I make that picture and what was wrong with me?”

Anyway.

Do you know how hard it is picking a decades ten best pictures?

Sheesh.

Published by Ray Laskowitz

I am a visual storyteller. I've been making pictures for some 40 years. I travel the world in search of the right image. in the right light at the right time. You can reach me by phone at 505.280.4686, or by email at Ray@Laskowitzpicturess.com or Pictures34@me.com. For a quick look at my work please go to www.laskowitzpictures.com.

6 thoughts on “All the Colors Part Two

    1. I have no idea why. Worse, why would you say it? That implies that you do better work, but you couldn’t do it for your audience. That just aggravates your followers.

      BTW, I tried to download you latest work via Amazon. Link only works for Amazon Australia. I can’t buy or download from there. I searched and found it on my own Amazon desktop. This might be something to consider going forward.

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      1. I think I will have to post the links for each country – thanks for the heads up, will have to check it out. I look forward to hearing what you think of it. It’s been a learning curve for sure but keeps life interesting.

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