Inspire With Photography
- Today, I made a retail clerk smile and look at her job differently. How? I started talking about how I had left my camera at home and was desperately wishing I could take photos of her makeup/perfume counter displays. She asked ‘why?’ with a suspicious look on her face and in her tone.
I began to describe all the patterns and colors around us that would make great fill-the-frame and contrast photos. I continued on by sharing a personal habit I have of finding “faces” in inanimate objects. She grinned with a little giggle and immediately began searching her counters for “faces” as if a child on a scavenger hunt.
She thanked me for being such an inspiration and said she’s going to start looking around as she does her work. As I walked away, I said I hoped I changed how she sees life around her and to have a great day.
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