In an effort to use dA more frequently... Hi!
Tuesday, I attended the John Carpenter Live Retrospective on behalf of Crypticon Seattle. My photo pass was an unexpected bonus and never having shot in such a large, historic theatre before, I felt underprepared even with knowledge of the rules beforehand. I had brought a longer lens, but in last minute anxiety, I left it in my seat with my husband and didn't use it because of my movement limitations. I felt bulky, in the way, and so nervous to be shooting the most famous person that has ever graced my viewfinder. So after all those nerves and effort, I came away with photos that I found to be okay, not my best, and generally disappointing. However, I tried to top them with an incredible creative nonfiction piece on my experience at the show instead of your average review that I had intended.
I'm proud of the piece I wrote and even prouder to say that Sandy King Carpenter read it and commented on my writer skills. The f