Take 52 Chances 2017 | overcoming

I’ve decided to start a 52 Week Project, and to keep myself motivated I’ve asked some friends to join in and I’m SO excited to get it going. So far, 25 people have joined me! So if you’re interested in being a part of it, please send me a message 😀 the more the merrier.

Last week’s theme was overcoming.

It took me a while to figure out what I wanted to do (5 days to be exact), but then when I realized what I wanted to do I shot it and edited it in a day, and I was filled with so much joy. I was reminded of why I’m so in love with fine art photography. It was exhilarating. Yes, I couldn’t get it to look the way it did in my head, but I’m quite happy with the result.

A Litany For Survival, 2017

So every Sunday we’ll have a new theme, and we have a whole week to create. And it doesn’t necessarily have to be photography, anyone can use any medium they want. Some are writing, some are doing mixed media, and some are doing photography. When I announce the themes, I will also include quotes, pictures, or poems as extra inspiration. The one I posted was this:
“You are not your past. You are the warrior that rose above it to become the example of someone who didn’t survive, but thrived in creating the most beautiful last chapter of their life.”
― Shannon L. Alder

I love that quote. I think overcoming our own fears and blocks is the hardest thing to do, but it’s something I’m determined to do this year. To overcome the negative voices that tell me I should just quit because I’ll never be good enough.
In the words of Sue Bryce: “.. good enough for WHO???

Is there anything that you plan on overcoming this year?

Leave a comment and let me know!

2014-2017 Take 52 Chances 2017

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