Part of my reluctance to venture into other categories probably stems from the few times I have tried and really failed quite spectacularly. My attempt to photograph glitter in oil stands out as quite possibly my worst photo ever.
I think I struggle primarily with lighting and backgrounds, plus I have not splurged on a fancy macro lense yet. I guess I did have one success photography my cats on some fabric, so it's not hopeless. But I suspect as springs arrives I will be drawn even more to the outdoors as flowers and bugs and birds return.
So here is my question - how do I entice myself to occasionally venture outside of my comfort zone and photograph things that my brain doesn't think of as immediately inspirational photography?
Today was not outside my comfort zone. But I found some wonderfully colorful, fabulously textured, outdoor objects.
Old fashioned fire hydrant.
Old fashioned lamp post.
I'm loving them!