I promise this won't become a pet photo blog, but indulge me a moment. Olive's first vet visit and puppy check. All signs point to us having successfully adopted an air raid siren with teeth.
At least that’s the headline I’m aiming for in a year. While I’ve built the business well over the last year, it’s been at the expense of my personal shooting. That little 23mm lens is the first step in course correcting. We’ll see how it turns out.
2017 was a year on fire. I couldn’t have crammed anymore into the last 12 months if I’d tried. The business continued its advance, closing the ledger higher than the year before. I crossed some milestones I’d set for myself, accomplished some things that had been on my life’s to-do list for many, many years - and had some fun along the way.
So, as is always a good custom around these few days after Christmas and before New Years, lets look back at the year that was, and some choice picks.
Album of the year
And a very close runner up:
Movie of the Year
It was a beautifully re-realised world, with utterly insane locations that were just visually astonishing. The sound design was also incredible. I need to watch it again to actually follow the story line, I spent most of it just gawking at the locations.
Best TV Series:
Favourite meal of the year:
Best moments of the year:
When it comes to 2018, I think I found an image to help sum up my approach from a snapshot at Splendour in the Grass this year; and it'll save you from a long, long list of resolutions and dot points about productivity.
* Look, they call it Tungsten, but I can't work out how silver their silver is.
**Apple's latest macOS version, High Sierra broke my game anyway, so cheers for that Tim.
*** The best meal is the one you get to eat for free because you photographed it.
Powell's bookstore in Portland. Open until 11pm 7 days a week, the largest independent book store on the planet.
I'm not claiming a whiskey sour is a jet lag cure. I'm just not not saying it, either.