Week 3: Journey

Let me first answer your question by saying yes, I was driving while I took this photo. Not smart, not advisable, not something I normally do. But this stretch of road was just begging to be shot and I couldn’t pass it up, particularly since my camera just happened to be on the seat next to me. Must have been a sign.

The freeway was relatively empty so I wasn’t concerned about cars, but it’s still kind of tough to settle into a shot when you’re going 65mph and can’t look through the viewfinder for long to compose. It’s just a bit of happy luck then that this particular shot holds the metaphor of my life’s journey: the road is long and there are no guarantees of what’s around the bend, but you can always bail at the last second.

Such is my life: sometimes I do and sometimes I don’t, but it always turns out just fine in the end.

And now let’s journey (that’s right, I said it) toΒ Jen’s place. She’s always cooking up something groovy on her blog.

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17 Responses to “Week 3: Journey”

  1. Very daring, and yet scaring imagining what you went through to create the shot. a+

  2. cool photo and i am guilty of snapping while driving too! shhh…don’t tell! πŸ˜‰
    thanks for the feedback on my post! i feel like my body is telling me, “STOP the insanity!!!” right now! lol. i don’t feel like i am very good at discerning b/t when to let go and persevering though…we will see!

  3. This is great Tamara! So glad you weren’t hurt in this journey!

  4. I, too, am guilty of taking photos while driving! Sometimes you just HAVE to or else you’ll be kicking yourself! Great post!

  5. Great shot! Thank goodness there wasn’t a lot of traffic – they probably would have wondered what you were doing!! LOL

  6. What a gorgeous scene, that is breathtaking!!!

  7. fabulous stretch of road for sure……and i’m glad you are still in one piece! LOL!!

  8. Wow! I would LOVE a view like that on our freeways! Gorgeous picture!

  9. Awesome! Love all the lines πŸ™‚

  10. you go!!! getting a shot like that when you were driving.

  11. This is great! I can’t believe you pulled that off while driving, color me impressed!!

  12. i love this image and fits perfectly with your philosophy. Ive pulled off a few to many shots while driving too lol

  13. Wow, you are gutsy! πŸ™‚ Great great picture though!

  14. the fact you took this while driving is as impressive as the image!

  15. Beautiful, you dare devil you! πŸ˜‰

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