Month: November 2013

earth day | Judy Schwartz Haley | CoffeeJitters

Nothing to see here

It’s happened to me time and again, I take my camera out on a photo walk and everything is all wrong. The light is flat, the scenery dull and uninteresting. I wonder what I’m doing out in the cold and wind, and I just want to give up and go home. There’s nothing to see …

Nothing to see here Read More »

Judy Schwartz Haley - CoffeeJitters.Net

Hey, hey it’s my birthday

It’s been said that there are few pictures of me where I’m not hiding behind a camera. That might be true. But, since it’s my birthday, and I’m in a celebratory mood, I thought I’d just prove that there are a few pictures of me sans camera. Also, since I was going through old photos, …

Hey, hey it’s my birthday Read More »

be kind: we're all living in the gap

Living in the gap

We don’t get practice time, and then go out and live our lives after we’ve perfected ourselves. We go out and try things, see if they work, we fall down, we get up, we embarrass ourselves, we don’t die of embarrassment – but we don’t get to practice life without an audience. And that audience usually has an opinion. It doesn’t matter.

That thing that scares you… do it.

I toyed with the idea of a photography show intermittently for a couple years, but something always stopped me. I couldn’t imagine working up the courage to approach someone about showing my work. I wasn’t sure my work was good enough. I was scared – scared of both failure and success. Then one day in …

That thing that scares you… do it. Read More »

%d bloggers like this: