Boy it seems like this is the month to shoot sports for me......last night i had a second session with Curtis Baker, a HS Senior who is doing his senior project on digital photography. It has been so much fun doing this with him, i never knew how rewardng it could be to pass on knowlege. It has been so cool to see Curtis use the gear, try out new techniques, having him ask questions, and just have fun. I have been having a blast and as always have been learning a ton of stuff, its been interesting to see where the limits to my knowledge are. These past few experiences just make me want to grow past them and become a better photographer. I have definately taken the hard route by not going to school to learn photography and at times i feel discouraged because i feel so far behind from some of my peers and friends that went to school for it. I just keep moving forward though and every failure and moment of frustration just makes me try harder and study new techniques. I cannot help and marvel at the goodness of God through all of this, and as i write this i look back upon the journey and how far i have come. i cannot help but be humbled, for as a retched man i deserve none of what i have and yet i recieve more and more each day. The past few weeks have been great, and eventhough my heart is full of doubt and fear as to wether i will suceed in this venture i take comfort in the fact that God is the one who gave me this gift and has brought people along to help me grow it, and He is going to do with it whatever He wants with it. May i be ready for the next step when it is shown to me. To all of you who have answered my endless questions about photography i am eternally grateful, and i have racked up a debt that i could never repay but i thank you from the bottom of my heart. To the incredible woman that i have the priviledge of calling my wife......all i can do is thank you for sticking by me, your incredible support, your patience and your willingness to go through this with me. Oh yeah.....we shot basketball last night, it was fun, the gym was hot......heres some pics. hahahahaha sorry for the random thought process i just kind of wrote what was coming through.