Take a Picture

Photography is a great creative outlet.

You don’t need an expensive new digital camera or a vintage film camera to enjoy it. Most people have smartphones with really good cameras built in, so you already have the tools to try this.

A butterfly on a pink flower

I usually have my phone with me and will take a picture of anything that looks interesting, pretty, unusual, shiny, etc. I was glad I had my phone with me when I was on a walk in a park and took this picture of a butterfly on a flower. I used a free photo app to crop it, so it didn’t matter that the rest of the original picture didn’t look so great.

I even took a picture of the ground once because the tree roots, rocks, and twigs just looked interesting. This photo has since served as the inspiration for my first stab at a painting, which I’ll tell you more about in a later post.

If you like to take selfies or post pictures to social media? You’re already doing something creative! 🙂 Enjoy the process and have fun with it.