Judgemental Portrait

The cool air carried the smell of alcohol over the crowded sidewalks.  Laughter, release and the midday breeze embraced the streets like a song from an 80’s sitcom . . . where everybody knows your name. I can judge the moment or  . . . trace the light with my lens. We choose to surrender to this…

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Discover The Portrait

It was cold and my fingers were numb.  Though, the sunlight was beautiful. I traced the light with my lens. I heard the fall leaves crackle under my feet as I walked across the faded green lawn.  I would pause and let the sun kiss my face. The American flag clapped and whirled as it…

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Portrait Shows Truth

Some things are not always what they seem.  Yet change is a direction worth understanding and light does not lie. I came here to find an outlet and I discovered a reason.  No reason should be left uncovered because it can lead to deeper truth. It dawned on me that I needed to shift to the…

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Her Portrait Stands

Hard work takes you to the moment you’ve been dreaming about.  Seek every opportunity, without hesitation and release any anchors. She had purpose and her focus was set on her intentions.  The only thing she abandoned was her fear. The day was over but the sun was still hot.  The smell of the dirt, as…

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Brutal Truth

truth noun ˈtrüth Something which would probably upset a great many of people if it were known and made public . . . Truth. Urban Dictionary ~ How would you define truth?  Brutal honesty:  You look fat in those jeans! I’ve been processing the value of brutal honesty for awhile.  As a songwriter I always craved brutal honesty…

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Color Me Portrait

Her joy led me in as her smile captivated my soul.  She was a colorful light and my lens discovered freedom once again. Run with me again. Sprint to this finish line with zeal upon your heart for life’s race has many colors. Colors that you’ve never realized. Not because your eyes were closed. Not…

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Sound Engineer

i love you i hate you A love–hate relationship is an interpersonal relationship involving simultaneous or alternating emotions of love and hate – something particularly common when emotions are intense. The term is used frequently in psychology, popular writing and journalism. It can be applied to relationships with inanimate objects, or even concepts, as well…

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Dreamer

This thought I seed In fertile matter Though grey it lies Endures the chatter Speaking of hope Romancing the day A dreamers note Soon will play by James Olmos ~ The 10th photo entry for my weekly Self Portrait Journal. A 52 week glimpse into the attributes of James Olmos. Week Ten – Dreamer We…

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Responsible

When I was a child, I talked like a child, I thought like a child, I reasoned like a child. When I became a man, I put the ways of childhood behind me. I Corinthians 13:11 – God The 9th photo entry for my weekly Self Portrait Journal.  A 52 week glimpse into the attributes of…

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Humorous

“Dude, sucking at something is the first step to being sorta good at something.” ~ Jake The Dog The 7th photo entry for my weekly Self Portrait Journal.  A 52 week glimpse into the attributes of James Olmos. Week Seven – Humorous I love the cartoon comedy, Adventure Time!  “What time is it . .…

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