In a world that’s increasingly shouting at us bigger better faster more, it’s more important than ever to remember the small things that bring most pleasure.
When you’re looking big, there’s always something bigger.
There’s no end – whatever you have, there’s always an upgrade.
But when you seek small, it’s so much easier to find beauty and solace.
This is why, as a photographer, my focus is not on epic landscapes or sweeping vistas.
I find all I’m looking for in the tiny details.
The delicious texture of century old gravestones.
The elegant and intricate overlap of rose petals.
The shimmering droplets on a spider’s web at first light.
The hairs that make up the collectively fuzz of a bumblebee’s abdomen – and the tiny veins in its translucent wings.
When you seek small, there is an end, a place to rest, contented.
A place where you’re happy with what you’ve captured, and happy with the camera you used to capture it.
It’s all you need. It’s enough.
How often do you seek small?
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