Life is known to be unpredictable, unsteady, uneven, un- lots of things despite our best laid plans. I am sadly not at Camp, but sending good thoughts and so much love to our Shutter Sisters gathered on the west coast today. One of the things I was most looking forward to was a hefty dose of the unfamiliar and unexpected. Yet as much as I wish I was there, I’ve decided to reverse the natural instinct to be unhappy and give myself some latitude to unleash an extra dose of creativity while Camp is in session. Are you with me?
Your challenge today – Wednesday: Seek and share the unfamiliar or the unexpected.
Find something odd within a mile of your home. Turn something upside down (or inside out). Meet a stranger. Wear something funky. Shoot a view of yourself you typically wouldn’t see in the mirror. Place an object in the wrong environment. Tie a balloon to someone’s car. Pick up an inexpensive mask and leave it on the kitchen table. Put a candle in the meatloaf and make a wish. Defy the familiar.
Tag your images with #beyondcampsisters
Add your images to our Shutter Sisters Flickr group or share images in Instagram (with the tag in your image title) and leave your username in the comments so we can find and follow you. There just might be an unexpected surprise for an unsuspecting winner on Wednesday.
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Congratulations to Natalie Pigliacampo (@nataliepigliacamp on Instagram) for sharing a most awesome #beyondcampsisters photo via Instagram. Look for the red balloon. Happy to send a signed copy of “The Art of iPhoneography: A Guide to Mobile Creativity.”