I like this, and completely understand where you're coming from ...
It's a meditative engagement feeding and occupying all sorts of neuroses and OCD's, and is probably as good as any kind of psycho-pharmaca....
Exactly... For me it's just a way to shut out the insanity of every day life, exhale, and find a place where I'm bothered by nothing. There is only the picture, and trying to do it justice. That, to me, is soul satisfying.
"Make good art!"
- Neil Gaiman
"...the heart and mind are the true lens of the camera".
- Yousuf Karsh
"We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit".
Since my work life is fast paced and digital, film photography is a very nice and welcome change of pace. Doesn't matter if I'm shooting, developing, or printing. I find all aspects of my photography habit very relaxing.
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