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Satisfaction through Inspiration

How are you with finding inspiration? I find it in other artists work, music and pretty much anything positive around me. Everyone has their own devices in discovering what works for them. I am inspired by photographers who travel and photograph the beauties of the world. From the amazing glaciers to the less fortunate faces of the poor. I haven’t been able to travel overseas due to illness and so for the past 2 years 6 months I have been seeing the world via the eyes of other photographers. And it’s been just as satisfying.

I have made great connections with other photographers via social media and what a blessing it has been building relationships without even meeting them in person, but through their images, I feel as if I know a whole lot about each of them. I have yet to meet up with a few photographers in my own hometown Gold Coast and Brisbane. I’m always being invited to group catch ups for morning or evening photo shoots, but something always pops up. I will make it to a meet and greet soon.

However, I have been busy with other photography work, retouching and editing for overseas companies, that at least keeps my editing skills in tact and up to date. I have also committed myself to keeping my website updated, which I did neglect for about 6 months. I have noticed most photography websites concentrate on solely sharing their own work but I have steered away from that and have begun sharing other photographers works. Adding either their personal websites or their URL’s via their accounts on Bēhance or Fine Art America. I know! You’re probably asking “Why are you promoting other photographers?”.

It’s simple really, I want to share the beauty and talent of others to anyone and everyone who visits my website. Being kind, giving and sharing is my personality, ask anyone who knows me. It makes me happy to not only help myself but others. Caring is Sharing! shouldn’t only be a saying slash quote, but an action! We need to not only say and speak but to follow through with what we do about it. Actions speak louder than words. So lately I have been jotting down other lists of pages I want to add to my website, if you have any suggestions, I’d be happy to take note of your suggestions in the comments section.

I have also built and designed my own website from scratch, so I’m really chuffed with myself. I had used altogether 3 hosting sites but have now found a great one that I have been with for a year now and have had no problems with and it’s affordable. It’s been a while since I last posted here on my Blog but I finally remembered my username and password hahaha!!… So many accounts, usernames and passwords can get very confusing. So before I sign off I would love for you to visit my website. Please share and like it on your other social media sites and keep in mind that you won’t be only helping me but other photographers on my page as well.

God bless xox

http://www.hinadavidtahiri.com

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Have A Good Day

I wonder how many of you tell yourself to have a good day. My brother dropped off my two nieces yesterday evening for the weekend and this morning my 6 year old niece said to me “Did you know Aunty, that when you tell yourself that you’re going to have a good day, then YOU WILL have a good day!”. I had a little giggle to myself and replied “Oh Darling, how did you get so clever!?”. Out of the mouths of babes. We adults can also learn a lot from the simple minds of children.

Both my nieces went on, to informing me that they are doing a “Negative Fast”. Only speaking good and positive things about everything in general. Not that I hear them say anything bad or nasty but it will teach them how to look at a negative and turn it into a positive. I remember growing up with my siblings and singing a song and the punch line was J.O.Y…Jesus first and Yourself last and Others in between. How true is it? That when you place God first in all things, then everything else will fall into place, giving you absolute JOY in your life.

After telling my 6 year old niece that we are hitting the beach she replied “Wow! My positive thinking is working Aunty, I told myself that I was going to have a good day and it’s just getting better”. She is so adorable and loves to talk all the time, even in her sleep ha! So we headed out to the beach and we had such a great day, making sand castles, climbing trees, playing on the playground then finishing off with a walk. I also managed to squeeze in a quick portrait photo shoot with the girls. My daughter loves her cousins, she said to me that today was the first time that she didn’t need to interrupt a disagreement ha!

Give it a go! Tell yourself each morning that you’re going to have a good day and whenever a negative gets in the way, walk away, breathe and turn it into a positive. I know! Easier said than done, but then again Practice makes perfect to eliminate the negative and extenuate the positive. 

HAVE A GOOD DAY EVERYONE!!!

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