Blissful Ignorance

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“If you do follow your bliss you put yourself on a kind of track that has been there all the while, waiting for you, and the life that you ought to be living is the one you are living. Follow your bliss and don’t be afraid, and doors will open where you didn’t know they were going to be.”
— Joseph Campbell

This even applies to my photography.  It is my practice, when using prime lenses, to make a judgment before I go out as to what lens I will use and then stick with it.  I rarely take multiple lenses with me or change lenses in the field.  I let the chosen focal length guide me to the composition and images I make.  For the above image I was using a 20 mm lens on a micro 4/3 camera so the effective focal length was 40 mm.  Maybe it is blissful ignorance in that later when I get the image up on my computer screen I don’t remember, or miss, what might have been out of view.

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