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15 august

August 15, 2011

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i feel like summer is passing me over this year, despite my best efforts. there’s also lots of work, long to-do lists, and so many emails to answer. i’m not finding much inspiration to share with you here. i haven’t been cooking much, i’m not spending enough time outside, and i’ve had no desire to snap new photos lately.

so i’m going to take a little blog holiday to do all of these things. recharge, regroup, relax, refuel. i’ll share some good stuff this week and then i’m going to sign off here for about 2 weeks. it’s good to take a break every now and then, i think.

  1. Gregory permalink
    August 15, 2011 5:55 pm

    Whatever allows you to stay inspired, do it! I anticipate your posts every day, but agree that a break is definitely needed now and then. You deserve it.

    Gregory B.

  2. nancy permalink
    August 15, 2011 5:58 pm

    more verticals please!

  3. marthasnail permalink
    August 15, 2011 6:19 pm

    these shots are fantastic, brian. i hope this break is a good one.

  4. August 15, 2011 6:27 pm

    Three cheers for taking a break. It’s so important! Go find some summer, friend.

  5. August 15, 2011 6:40 pm

    Been following your blog for some time, one of my favorites! Have a nice break and cheers from Helsinki, Finland

  6. August 15, 2011 6:45 pm

    Oh dear, it’s just my luck that the moment I find your blog, you go on holiday! Thanks for sharing your photos with us – they’re lovely. I’ll look forward to your return.

  7. August 15, 2011 6:56 pm

    well earned! have a good break

  8. August 15, 2011 7:08 pm

    Despite your lack of inspiration these photos are lovely! But enjoy the break!

  9. August 15, 2011 7:52 pm

    You can’t just produce all the time. Everyone needs rest and time off to be creative- enjoy it!

  10. August 15, 2011 8:45 pm

    that dappled light makes me incredibly happy. have a lovely break, b. i’ll see you on the other side. for reals.

  11. sueysong permalink
    August 15, 2011 10:41 pm

    sounds great – refuel! we’ll miss you and come back fresh :)

  12. August 15, 2011 11:27 pm

    breaks rock!
    adore the tiny cone.

  13. August 16, 2011 1:17 am

    Your exposures are always so incredible. And your friends always dress well! Enjoy your break and may you come back even more inspired and inspirational. We’re finishing up winter here in Australia so the invigoration of spring is about to begin.

  14. August 16, 2011 1:41 pm

    None of this shows in your work…at least not to this untrained eye…but if your many commitments allow, by all means get away. Forget about all the things that sap your energy and recharge. Can’t wait to see what you have to show us when you return. Your view of the things around you always incites me to look differently at my surroundings. Thank you for that.

  15. August 16, 2011 6:25 pm

    Yeah, take a break! But don’t get down on yourself, man. You post beautiful, inspired photos all the time. I find your dedication and generosity very consistent; it is inevitable that it sometimes feels a strain. The disjunct between your images and your words seems clear to me, so I think you mostly need a change of perspective. Look through the lens with a grateful eye, seeing what is there – not what is missing.

  16. August 16, 2011 7:21 pm

    I’ll miss your posts, but that will make the return much sweeter! Enjoy your break :)

    P.S. I like the captured moment of the first photo.

  17. Julienne permalink
    August 17, 2011 3:50 am

    I agree with everyone else–your images inspire me and i eagerly look forward to your posts. hope your break is everything it needs to be for you to come back refreshed.

  18. August 17, 2011 9:21 am

    Really like the little icecream pict, the light is nice.. Enjoy your break :)

  19. August 17, 2011 12:31 pm

    enjoy the break!

  20. August 18, 2011 8:42 am

    i LOVE #3 and 7.

  21. August 19, 2011 6:15 pm

    hope you are having a relaxing break. we all need time and space for ourselves. your photos are just beautiful!

  22. August 25, 2011 6:50 pm

    i think you’re right. take a break. i should take one as well. i love how you make it seem so simple, just like your photography. maybe it is.

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