Personal {Trial and Error}

Much wisdom is learnt through tears, but none by forgetting our lessons.”
--María Amparo Ruiz de Burton
The Squatter and the Don

There are things that  we eat at us until we get them right. I am not a Type A personality, not at all--but there are some stuff that I can't just let go until I get them right. And that includes getting the right colors when it comes to taking pictures. I had felt so frustrated the first time that I tried to edit because everything was coming out so wrong, so I left it alone for a couple of days and allowed my head to percolate. I was riding the train with JP, staring absentmindedly into space, when the right way to color this set, after spending hours of trial and error, occurred to me just like that!

We have all experienced coming up with answers to pesky problems while in the shower or while riding the bus. I guess ideas come more easily when we let the problem go, or at least tether it using a really long leash. It reminded me how taking a breather and not insisting on solving problems or puzzles on our own timeline can be a better path to a solution rather than using all our willpower to get things done right here, right now. I fail at that from time to time, but it's something I am trying to work on, to let things percolate, to make the active decision to lift them up to the Ultimate Problem Solver, and just trust that a solution will come in its own time.

A few snapshots of Longtausi Park, one of our park discoveries during the Spring Festival break.





3 comments:

Kat said...

I'm envious! You got the colors so right!

Kat said...

Btw, what are your export settings? I can't get mine to be this sharp.

joselle said...

Thanks kat! Kalurky magedit kung mag pa OC-OC about colors oi, but worth it haha! I just sharpen for screen and that's it! Cguro pod kay i used the 1.4 50mm for this ;)

 

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