thoughts from my mind to yours

A Moment In the Mind of a cynical photographer


She watches you as your eyes stop smiling. She watches as the slightest crease in your brow comes and goes away, as though it was never there. She watches your hands stiffen as they hold hers’. She watches as you both fidget with the clothing that you are wearing. She does this everyday, this waiting, while her clients prepare themselves for their best shot. She takes power in this watching. Framing your life with her lens.


She watches this while you smile for her camera, waiting for her to snap the emotion you never felt, in pictures, to immortalize it, so you can instagram it as they call it these days and show it to the world. She watches your ‘broken images’ editing them to perfection, till she ‘makes’ you ‘happy’. And you let her…

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Author: forgottenmeadows

I am a dreamer and a writer who loves to ponder on the words of the soul.

7 thoughts on “A Moment In the Mind of a cynical photographer

  1. This was intriguing. I really liked how it set up one idea and ended with something completely different. Well done 🙂

  2. Reblogged this on forgottenmeadows and commented:

    this was a post that was done on the 3rd day of me starting this blog…as I re-read it again I thought I would share 🙂 It was a response to a daily challenge…please click on original 🙂 Thank you!

  3. I’ve taken some time and left some fingertip hittin in likes on a number of your posts. I’ve gotta say this one certainly stands out. I’ve never worked with a pic visual and lacing the lines in them. It’s an approach that really wayyyyy out cool, but I just haven’t gotten to that aspect of it. That means for all those that do, I enjoy them!!:)

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