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.


➡️ fill out this form, if you’re interested in the new home for “G+ Mentorship Program for Photographers”

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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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Bethesda Terrace Arcade (Lower Passage), Central Park.

Bethesda Terrace Arcade (Lower Passage), Central Park.

You may have seen it in movies or TV ... or stood here in this very spot yourself ... :)

#LandscapePhotography Landscape Photography with thanks to Margaret Tompkins Eric Drumm Chandler L. Walker Krzysztof Felczak Jeff Beddow H Peter Ji Dorma Wiggin

This image available for print:
Fine art paper, metallic, canvas or keepsakes and cell phone covers.
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I'm sticking around until the "G+ is gone" error message appears on my profile page ... ;oD. But, since a lot of folks are pulling up stakes and moving on already, I thought I'd pop my other spaces in here.
I'm going to miss so many folks!


  1. Very cool. Love the light. I recognize this spot from one of the Adorama videos on YouTube.

  2. Very nice piece of work Robin Griggs Wood

  3. Lovely processing Robin Griggs Wood!!

  4. Perfectly captured contrast of light and darkness!!!👍

  5. With the demise of G+, it's so much easier to keep up with comments ... hahaha! ;oD
    H Peter Ji -- thank you!
    John Wade -- thank you, my friend ... :o)
    Shelly Gunderson -- thank you, dear!
    Alan Mason -- thank you, my friend!
    Vivek Makwana -- thank you

  6. Robin Griggs Wood this is just another amazing image that you have created. In regards to "G+ is gone" I will track you down one way or another.

  7. Jim Migliore -- thank you so much, my friend ... and heehee! ... Great! ... ;oD

  8. Sassi Sassmannshausen -- thank you, dear! ♥

  9. This image makes it easier to imagine the dawn of a new day during ancient times!