Month: December 2015

You’re There, I’m Here – #2

This is the second post from the project series You’re There, I’m Here. The first can be found here. DECEMBER 24, TWENTY FIFTEEN Adelaide: A subtly-lit gumtree at dusk that Jennifer tried not to take for granted on Christmas eve. Lexington: A bright Santa made Donnie take notice of the dreary weather on Christmas eve. I had aimed to get my shot outside the hall where my extended family always get together on Christmas eve. However, the surroundings were a little banal. I took a few shots anyway, totally uninspired, and then I saw a dandelion head in the air. I liked the idea that perhaps an angel was nearby and so I tried to follow it and shoot at the same time. A photo didn’t work out, but during my movement a gumtree (that I had initially passed off as ordinary) got my attention in the end… I know that my photograph doesn’t exactly scream Christmas. But I love that the floating dandelion was my reminder to live in the moment during the Christmas chaos, therefore making me really feel the spirit …