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A New & Natural Dream is Born

I discovered something incredible today… something that filled my heart with excitement of the possibilities of the future. I love discoveries like these!

While meandering online this afternoon, reading photography articles and other such creative things.. I stumbled on this section of the National Park Service website and swear my world was forever changed. I’d heard about artist-in-residency programs before… but never in my wildest dreams did I imagine that the national parks of our country had them!

Basically, if you are selected to participate, they provide you housing (usually a quiant little cabin) for 2-4 weeks, in which you are free to explore and discover and create your art in the gorgeous solitude of our land’s national parks. My love of nature and art wrapped up all into one. I can scarcely believe it, and already imagine spending an entire day just photographing how the light changes when it hits a specific mountain or tree.. another day photographing the tiniest insects all around me.. and yet another climbing up mountains to get a sweeping landscape view at dusk. All the while recording every last detail of my journey in a diary and sharing it with the world.

I don’t know when, and I don’t know how… but someday I will do this. It has sparked a plan for next year’s 12 month project already.. to get my photography to a level that I will stand a chance at being selected. I’m not quite where I want to be yet – and I don’t have all the equipment I would need… but I will. I don’t care how long it takes, I will apply year after year until I am accepted. Ahhh to discover something new to hang your passion and determination on.. what a feeling.


2 Comments Post a comment
  1. becky #

    Incredible inspiration!! I hope you DO that! It’s like the program was made for you!

    Wednesday, June 29, 2011

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