The creativity drought

When there is a sense of urgency I am always able to shoot an acceptable photograph. But sometimes there is no urgency or sense. I was reading a great blogpost by Lauren Henkin (photographer) about a period of lack of creativity:
In the mean time the start of an idea for a new series Standing there, self portraits of someone with no real purpose or drive, started to emerge.

Standing there 1
Standing there 1 – photo Joeri van Veen 2011

And I saw work from Misha de Ridder in Foam, he has some moving landscapes (video). They are completely different from my idea of moving landscapes, but seeing them boosted my confidence in the idea. My landscapes would be stop motion loops accompanied by artificial sound. Maybe it is not so much a creativity drought as it is an activity drought (in my case).

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