Today I feel as if I am at the cusp of something. This feeling has been building over the last couple of weeks. I’m not sure what I’m at the cusp of, that’s what makes this interesting. I just feel as if I’m being pulled toward an edge, and not in a bad way. There is something new beyond the edge, I’m not sure what it is. The view is foggy.
This photograph, from the Newport Bayfront, called out to be shared today. I remember capturing it. I was working on the idea behind Exploring with a Camera: Process of Elimination at the time and I wanted to show how the whole scene wasn’t as interesting as the smaller part, below. I really worked this smaller scene of the crab pot and door, to find a composition I loved.
But when I got home and looked at the whole scene on the computer, the scene that was supposed to be an example of an “uninteresting” view, I discovered how much I liked it. The whole was just as interesting, if not more so, than the part I had focused in on. The crab pots, the weathered door, the weed, the graffiti all worked together.
Maybe that’s what I’m at the cusp of, seeing a bigger picture. Maybe I’m focusing in so much on the parts that I’m not seeing the whole, laid out before me. I’ll have to think on that today, as I stand at the edge, seeing only fog.