I’m an artist . . . but that’s not saying much, because I believe, and it is something that I have devoted my time heavily to convey, that art expression is an inherent property of human nature. The media may vary, but not the innate disposition.

Those that know me have heard my “talent-as-myth” diatribe all too often, and if you end up tuning in to my posts, you will encounter it soon enough. It is my goal to change the notion, which a great number of people resign to, that one needs to have “talent” to pursue the art they feel or want and am doing this on a daily basis through my program in the G+ Mentorship Program for Photographers.

With that as preface, I will probably devote a portion of my posts to inspiring artists, but I also plan to impart other conceptions that I have about life in general, with the goal of elevating, encouraging, enlivening or energizing those who read them.

Let me begin with this:

I wish for you the ability to create for yourself all that your heart desires.


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You can begin by watching "The Myth of Talent" here:

"The Myth of Talent" by Robin Griggs Wood

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It's been said that Los Angeles is the most photographed city in the world.
Here's one more.

(Well, with "embellishments" … ;o))

Today marks the close of a G+ photography theme icon, #LeadingLinesMonday . Created here by Pam Boling, it became one of the most popular themes on G+. I want to thank you, Pam, and the folks who have assisted in curating along the way, Michael B. Stuart David Murphy Andreas Levi Simos Xenakis and **, for keeping this awesome theme going for so long! (Sorry, no Hallowe'en themed image for me today … I needed something more epic to Grand-Finale this theme with … ;o))

*which may be true, if all the movies made back in the early days of Hollywood are taken into consideration


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