Potential by grizzlysghost

Potential

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While this shot is not remarkable in and of itself (sorry Jake...), I post this to illustrate the potential that abounds in everything around you.

Jake is positioned by a little patch of rocks in the lake. There are many like them, but these are Jake's. Mose people see them as just this; rocks in the water. Most people need to open their eyes.

Check the following link to get an idea of Jake's vision. Hopefully this will jump-start someone into seeing things around them a little differently.

http://365project.org/jsorensenart/365/2013-01-21

Situational background: Jake is in the shadow, shooting into the sun over a perfectly reflective glacial lake.
Thanks for sharing that: it really highlights how you can miss an amazing shot by not thinking to change your perspective.
January 22nd, 2013  
It's a good lesson, well said:)
January 22nd, 2013  
wow! it´s amazing to look behind the scenes! :)
January 22nd, 2013  
I already saw Jakes shot and it is stunning. Thanks for sharing how this came to a shot. Its a good lesson to always look around you and try new point of views and subject :)
January 22nd, 2013  
I so appreciate this behind the scenes photo, such great insight. Since starting this project I look at everything differently. Thanks for the inspiration!
January 22nd, 2013  
Great to see how Jake's awesome shot was seen/taken! Thank's Aaron!
January 22nd, 2013  
Awesome - thanks for giving a the background on Jake's fantastic shot. Y'all got some amazing shots in those 2 days.
January 22nd, 2013  
Both you and Jake have a keen photographer's eye... the rest of us should take note! Thanks for the tip and link!
January 22nd, 2013  
Great idea, nice post.
January 22nd, 2013  
what a fantastic shot Jake took! If it has done nothing else (it has but thats another story!) 365 has taught me to open my eyes and look at the world in a different way.My only complaint is the lack of time I have to be able to photograph all that I see!
January 22nd, 2013  
Excellent way to show perspective change.
January 22nd, 2013  
that is such a good lesson......well taught and thank you :))
January 22nd, 2013  
Good point! Thanks
January 22nd, 2013  
Thank you so much for sharing that. You are an excellent mentor. Did you know that? I am considering you a mentor of mine. Thank you for the lesson. :)
January 22nd, 2013  
What a wonderful tribute to your friend and a spectacular way to teach us that there is incredible beauty in everyday objects... like rocks. (his shot is incredible!!)
You are an amazing photographer with a beautiful/fun personality. 365 is lucky to have people like you on here to learn from. :)
January 22nd, 2013  
love the backstory and the photos that resulted! Nice!
January 22nd, 2013  
@kbalychev And you're awesome for saying such nice things, thanks Kimberly! :)
January 22nd, 2013  
Great capture. Love the reflections.
January 22nd, 2013  
Most people need to carry a camera, and actually stop and look at stuff. I believe there is some famous quote saying such, I forget by who now. Good to see him getting down and dirty :)
January 22nd, 2013  
Very effective lesson. It hit me right between the eyes! Thanks for putting this "comparative" together.
January 22nd, 2013  
Great shot!
January 22nd, 2013  
Man contemplating his existence in the world. There is nothing non remarkable about the photo , It is just the right way up, that's all that is worrying you :)
January 22nd, 2013  
speechless! amazing stuff
January 22nd, 2013  
Pea
Great lesson Aaron!
January 22nd, 2013  
I am blown away by your shots. I have no other words
January 22nd, 2013  
So motivating. Great behind the scenes.
January 23rd, 2013  
You guys rock...pun intended!
January 23rd, 2013  
This example serves as such a great lesson. A wonderful demonstration for all of us who search for that perfect photo. We miss so much that is right under our noses.
January 23rd, 2013  
Thanks for posting this. It propelled me to look back on some of the shots that I so easily dismissed earlier in the year.
January 23rd, 2013  
Just awesome! It all depends on your viewpoint huh? Could be a life lesson.
January 23rd, 2013  
WOW...I would have never seen Jake's view only looking through your lens....It is so true that many perceptions of the world give a much greater and brilliant view to those who wish to see! Thanks for sharing this one, it made my day!
January 23rd, 2013  
yep! it all starts with the eye of the artist :)
January 24th, 2013  
thanks for sharing. i learn something :) jake's photo is amazing.
January 24th, 2013  
Thank you for posting this. You both are amazing. I miss my photo buddy from Al. Now she is in Mn & Im in Wa. But even from that far she still has me stop and look around for the differtent look.
January 24th, 2013  
i like this....and thank you for the link! amazing!
January 24th, 2013  
I saw Jakes amazing image, nice to see what goes on behind the scenes, inspiring words.
January 24th, 2013  
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