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"The Camera is an instrument that teaches people how to see without a camera."

-- Dorthea Lange

Amen to that!  I find that the viewfinder has trained, better yet, inspired me to look at the world in fresh and exciting ways.  Sometimes I opt for leaving my camera behind or simply ignoring it as it hangs on my shoulder to focus on my surroundings and truly see what's around me.  This is the "experiencing" factor I have dearly stressed in correspondences that have pre-dated this one.  Make sure to be ultra aware of where you are, who you are with, why you are seeing what you are seeing and continually be present!  Hard to do, but so damn worth it!  This week's photo series takes us to Santorini and Athens, Greece and I must say I snapped many a picture of these incredible places but found myself seeing without my camera more often than not!  Another life lesson -- try it!

Always stay curious!

-- Ken Carlson --