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The wide lens brings in such a vast view! I love the warmth in your photographs, with the shadows still being cooling with blues. It ha...


So I ended my job at the portrait studio because of the massive amount of anxiety I got. My people skills aren't up to par for what the job demands, and I was dreading going to work because I would have to approach people in the department store and ask if they'd like their kids photographed for free--out of the blue, on a day they go shopping and aren't photo-ready. It's been hard enough getting my anxiety levels under enough control that I can talk to regular strangers while working in retail and helping people find what they need. People are scary, man. On the plus side, I do still have my Michael's job, so I'm not unemployed. I just realized that right now, if I end up working in my field of study in art, my passion may die and I'll grow to hate it. I'd rather do it as a freelance thing I love than a career job I hate. What's worse than working the fun out of your greatest love? But don't worry, I won't be working retail the rest of my life. I just need to know what it's like to have a steady job for longer than a few months. After a year or so I'll be applying for programs or jobs that will probably involve linguistics. I've always loved language, and I have a knack for learning and understanding it quickly. I figure it's my best bet for a job that will support my interests and needs, as well as keep me learning and immersed in something I enjoy.

On another note, I've finally found my spiritual home. Not pushing or converting anyone, just telling anyone who cares that I found Wicca and I've finally found another part of myself. I'm slowly working my way to being whole and knowing who I am.

Otherwise, I'm stable on meds and I am doing semi-regular therapy. Woohoo for stability, right? Yeah. Mom retired from working 40 years for the government today. I'm really proud of her for building a good career and creating the security my family has. Not everyone has that and I'm lucky.

So my big art medium right now is stained glass. When I have time I'll start posting photos. 

Thanks for reading. :shrug: :thumbsup:
  • Reading: Allegiant/Veronica Roth
  • Watching: New Girl s3
  • Playing: Bioshock Infinite
  • Drinking: Wild Berry Zinger tea


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Sara Nelson
Artist | Hobbyist | Photography
United States
I am a photographer, mostly focusing on portraiture.

Current Residence: Virginia, USA
Favourite genre of music: All types
Favourite photographer: Henry Hargreaves
Operating System: Mac OSX Mavericks
MP3 player of choice: iPod classic



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Marikobard Featured By Owner Feb 14, 2015  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you for the fave. Please like my page on fb^^…
relhom Featured By Owner Oct 1, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
cocacolagirlie Featured By Owner Nov 24, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks so much for the fav :hug::heart:
SaraNelson Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Good to see you back! I look forward to seeing future work.
Adorkable202 Featured By Owner Oct 5, 2013
thanks for the fave. You're too kind
AdamRichesArt Featured By Owner Jun 28, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
Thankyou very much for the favourite Sara
relhom Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
obsidiandevil Featured By Owner May 18, 2013
thanks for the watch
relhom Featured By Owner May 17, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Happy Birthday..:party:
SaraNelson Featured By Owner May 19, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Why thank you! :hug:
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