Just Shoot

First published in Raw Nervz VII:2, Summer 2001, page 21. Written on 19 May 2001 in Kingston, Ontario at that year’s Haiku Canada Weekend. This haibun isn’t really about photography at all.

 

 

“Take pictures of something that catches your eye,” the instructor says. “The best way to learn is to just shoot—theory and history won’t make you a photographer.”

 

                        after the workshop lecture

                        my camera battery

                        dead