In the wonderful movie “Whiplash,” a harshly demanding music professor tells an aspiring drummer that the worst two words in the English language are “good job.” To him, good was far from good enough.
The same thing might be said about photography. However “hard-earned,” “well-done” and “good” an image may be, it will very likely not be enough. And, one could add “nice” and “interesting” to this list indicating unremarkable.
Brooke Baker, a model who was also a dancer (this rare combination was pure gold for me). For creative explorations, Brooke was the dream muse.
Utilizing one “special” image of Brooke, I spent a great deal of time and creative energy exploring a world of visual possibilities with “surprise and delight” constantly in mind. I experimented endlessly. I put the images away and returned to them another day. I did this over and over producing countless images. Here: a few that seemed to work.