With this image I will make a confession. I am posting the remainder of my attempt at 52 weeks of a weekly photo post in April of 2023. I don’t delve into my personal life here, or really anywhere, but I was going thru a lot personally at this time. Honestly, it predates this image and this time frame, but it all was getting to be too much. months later I still can not put it into words, but I was growing more and more disappointed in my life. I left my fiancé and was crashing at a friends house. At the time of this photo I had no idea what I was doing or why I was doing it, but I was trying to escape something. I had been looking for a sunflower field to shoot and wasn’t having much luck. My friend I was staying took me out to Deep Creek, MD and I had a few stiff drinks. On our way back I saw this field and mentioned I needed to come back and shoot it. My friend whips into the parking lot and tells me to grab my gear and shoot it now. I am amazed the images I made were in focus and looked pretty good. The quality of the shots isn’t what mattered here though. I was running around this sunflower field like a school boy shooting away and for a moment none of the problems in my personal life mattered. It was a moment that my soul needed so badly and I am happy I have some memories of that moment.
Week 36 of 52