I have been in SUCH a creative rut lately! Which can happen when your passion becomes your job. It becomes easy to lose sight of the spark. Even worse is the comparison bug thats snuck in recently. YUCK. I went from feeling on top of the world about my business to feeling like garbage and that I don't know what I am doing and my images suck and my gear sucks and my editing sucks and generally everything BAD. . . Nope. . . Sooooo I decided to take my camera out when I went out with my son this morning. Thursdays it's just me and him while his sisters are in school. I adore the one on one time with his sweet soul. I was able to take pictures I wanted - when I wanted - with no pressure if they came out decent. Take my time adjusting my settings because we weren't on a watch and I wasn't fearful that I would look like I didn't know what I was doing. I got to shoot without trying to rally multiple children. Then I was able to edit how I want. Go farther than I usually do - just play around in photoshop which I have not done in AGES. Ahhhhh. I feel so much better. And ready for my shoots coming up. My calendar is a MESS!! I need to come up with a better system to sync everything in 2018. I currently use google sheets + google calendar - but would love something a little less. . . manual LOL. So if you use something to stay organized that you love - please share!! In the mean time enjoy our day at the beach.