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Please leave me a comment below – on how you are going to push your comfort zone!
Crazy 2 weeks:
I spend New Years Eve on a yacht in Sydney harbour with a magnificent view of the harbour bridge and Opera House. The fireworks were amazing but they were quite a challenge to photograph. Here is a quick snapshot I managed to get. I was hoping to blend multiple images together to get something spectacular – but the fact that I was on a moving platform ruled that out. So I decided to shoot a little and enjoy a lot!
Since new years eve I have been working like crazy – and it’s been some of the best times of my life. Jay and Varina arrived in Australia and we got them up to Anna Bay (home) and they started their Landscape Photography Workshop. Everyone loved the workshop, and it opened my eyes to things I had never seen before.
Have you ever heard about focus stacking, and hyperfocal distance? I’ve been shooting landscapes for many years, have sold many large prints plus published a sold-out book, and I have never heard of these things!
New Landscape Photography Course:
After the workshop we really went to work. For the next week Jay, Varina, Johny and I filmed a Complete Landscape Photography Course. It was so much fun, I don’t think I have laughed this much in all of my life! The resulting course is going to be amazing, but you will have to wait another few weeks for us to get through all the footage and put it together for you. It will be worth the wait!
It’s a tough job working in these conditions….LOL
Comfort Zone – Why You Should Get Out of It!
So what has this got to do with your comfort zone?
I challenge you to get out of your comfort zone!
Get uncomfortable, do something that you have been too scared to do.
Because magic happens when you push yourself and do something that might seem a little scary at first.
What Happened to Me!
When I contacted Jay and Varina and then interviewed them, I was scared, and totally uncomfortable. This was pushing my comfort zone to the limit, but I did it anyway (I almost chickened out) and I totally connected with these photographers who are passionate about what they do (just like me). It felt like I was talking to my photographer buddies (Now, after spending 11 days together, I consider them to be my close friends!)
One minute we are chatting on Skype and then just a few months later, they are staying with me in Australia – half way around the word.
And then we took it one step further…
We used our combined skills and creative energy to create an amazing new photography course – which everyone who is interested in landscape photography will benefit from.
How cool is that! And we got to hang out a lot – (BTW they are really cool people, and they work really hard, and are super knowledgeable about landscape photography.)
And this would never have happened if I had not pushed my comfort zone!
My Challenge to You!
What could you achieve if you got out of your comfort zone? What have you wanted to do but have been too afraid to do?
Please leave me a comment below and let me know what you are going to do to push your comfort zone. (You are more likely to do it, if you leave a comment that me and other people can read). B