This is well put. You're over-thinking the process. I'd like to think it's normal, as I've experienced it, too.
Originally Posted by blansky
I've never been to where you live, but I find it hard to believe there isn't subject matter for you. Sometimes, when our surroundings are too familiar, they become banal. We stop noticing, especially when we're out with a camera, looking for images. When it has happened to me, I spent about a week going out for about an hour a day, looking for photos, but without a camera. Soon enough, I was finding things I wanted to record. It may be worth a try.