A Wobble

The past week for the most part has been a good one, between the rain showers I had managed to get into the garden to shoot more macro, including my favourite spider ( their charm has definitely not worn off).

Also managed another visit to Grimley gravel pits, where again I had been pleasantly surprised by the diversity of birds residing there.

Things were going well until at Grimely my camera suddenly and without warning became inactive. I have to say this threw my into quite an anxious head space. Those that have read this blog for a while will know the importance photography has been for my mental well being.

My blog began through my passion for photography. Throughout lockdown I cannot say there has been a day where I haven’t been out with the camera. The thought of being without this, in all honesty scares me.

The snapping at Grimley was cut short, luckily at home even with connectivity issues I managed to upload the picture I managed to capture onto my laptop. My camera as it is now isn’t working.

This is such a huge blow to me, unfortunately I am not in a position to fix/ re-buy a camera straight away, this leaves me in a very strange place. To say it hasn’t effected my recent mood would be lying.

It may see silly to get so worked up about an item, but my camera is so much of my sanity, my worth. Its my creative outlet, my focus and without it I am unsure what the future holds.

I endeavor to continue the blog, I will always try to include pictures (phone snaps), I still hope you continue to enjoy what I post.

I hope you week has been a good one, until next time, take care.

2 thoughts on “A Wobble

  1. Gerone McNeill says:

    Amazing pictures, as always! It’s really a shame about the camera, especially given how much photography means to you. I’m sure you’ve already Googled and YouTube’d the problem with no luck, so far…but hopefully it still turns out to be something cheap and easy to fix. In the mean time, you might be pleasantly surprised at the options your phone camera has and, if nothing else, I’m sure using it will unleash even more of your creativity. Good luck, and take care.

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    • Thank you so much for your incredibly kind words. I am at present remaining hopeful, and hoping to not let it affect me too much. I really appreciate your comment, think sometimes we all need that reassurance when things look a bit rubbish. Thank you, Take care.

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