One Little Word – (April photo prompts)

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It’s July and I’m excited to say that I’m finally caught up on all of my One Little Word prompts! I’ll be sharing them over the next few days. 🙂

Aprils prompt was two part.  First was to connect with your word visually through photos…I used the statement “I Choose…” on each photo and I really like how they turned out. I didn’t get too creative with these, I basically followed the format that Ali used seeing as I was playing catch up.

DSC_0050 - OLW postI didn’t think about the prompt too much as I took photos throughout the month. I tend to take pictures of everything with my iphone anyways so I just went thru my photos with the prompt in mind at the end and it was easy to make my list around these.

DSC_0064 - OLW post I enjoyed using products I had on hand that I normally wouldn’t be drawn to use, like the labels…I don’t love these but they worked well with the concept.

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The second prompt was to choose something to “let go” of or “release” and use a self portrait to journal about your choice. Honestly I think this prompt really started my intense processing of late. I used the entire month to write and think as I tried to decide what I really needed to let go of. I finally realized that at the core of everything was my personal unrealistic expectations. Expectations of who I am supposed to be, what it’s all supposed to look like, and how life is supposed to play out. I’m glad I took this prompt seriously and really processed through it but it was/is a BIG thing to tackle…I will not complete this process in a month, or perhaps even a year but it did start something in me and I hope it will get easier with time.

Writing on the photo was a little nerve wracking but I decided to just go for it and not worry too much about if my lines were straight. After all…it’s not about perfection but the processing.

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I definitely did not expect to be this challenged by my word on such a deep level. 🙂

Thanks for stopping by!

Gisele

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