As I think about the story that I am looking to tell, I also have to consider how it fits with the way I photograph. I have developed a style that works for me. I am also looking forward to being pushed outside of my comfort zone on this project. What do I mean by that?
First, because I tend to make landscapes, and images, that are about people, not of people, I
will force myself to be more engaged with the people I meet during this project and do more portraits. I have always tried to meet, not be bashful, bring back prints, etc. but I want to take this to a newer level for this effort. Second, I will have to be my own best ruthless editor to produce 35+ quality images for this book.
Here is an image from one of my reconnaissance trips made last weekend. A somewhat mediocre, but competent image of a nice house bursting at the seams with springtime....