Instagram - Chapter One
A close friend once told me “happy people have projects”. This phrase always stuck with me and is the reason I approach various media outlets (including my instagram) from a different angle.
In a pessimistic world, having my own little on going project, although small, helps to provide satisfaction and allows me to do *me* - which is very important in an industry where “90% of your idea is good ” but “we’ll just change this, this and this” lol.
My approach was to work within a specific creative direction for 12 photos (one instagram block). Each photo needed to embody at least 3 of these 4 characteristics (repetitive, forms a pattern, abstract and black and white). Lastly, they all had to be shot and edited using only my iPhone.
Instagram is definitely one of my favourite outlets, as it allows me to extend my love of photography outside of work. Maybe there’s something you’d like to undertake. It doesn’t have to be huge - just something you enjoy that won’t disrupt life’s daily responsibilities.