Behind The Lens | Marisol Morales

Each month we introduce you to a talented member from the CY365 Community. Marisol Morales (SpazioCreativo in the gallery and forum) is this month’s featured artist.

Meet Marisol.

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What sparked your interest in photography?

I always had an interest in photography. It goes beyond photos of a vacation trip, a holiday or a family gathering. I have always noticed details that most people don’t see and wanted to document them as well as turning everyday little things into beautiful and attractive images. One day I started to look for learning and practice alternatives in the Internet and found CY365.

 

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Which comes first, the story or the photo?

I don’t have an established pattern. I like photos that tell a story, but often the image comes first in my mind’s eye. Frequently I see an old item or some forgotten structure and wonder about the history it might have. In that case I try to capture an image that awakens my curiosity and interest as well as that of those who see my photo.

 

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If you could only use one lens for the rest of your life, which would it be?

My 50mm lens. That’s the one I use the most and the one which helps me achieve the bokeh effect that I like. It’s a very versatile lens . I don’t have much experience with many lenses yet, but am looking forward to add in the future a lens to capture landscape images.

 

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What motivates you to pick up your camera every day?

An impulse to create. An impulse that feels like a need that moves me to try and grab that new photo, to come up with an idea and turn it into that still image which I will be able to revisit every now and then and enjoy. To make a photo a day is daring my imagination. To visualize an idea, get it done and watch and enjoy the final product is so satisfying that it fills me with joy and pride.

 

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What is your favorite thing about CY365?

The CY365 community is such a diverse group of people united by the love and passion that photography instills in oneself. As a group we celebrate our achievements, cry over losses and laugh at our own craziness. Each photo is the daily story of a moment in the lives of each of us and I love that feeling.

Here are a few spots you can follow Marisol’s Photography:

CaptureYour365 Gallery

Instagram

 


7 Comments

  1. Sharon Billings

    I so loved finding out a bit more about you, Marisol! Your work is always so very creative and inspirational to me. I am so glad you are a member of CY365 as that enables me to share in your wonderful photography!

  2. It was lovely to read about you Marisol. I love following your work. You are so creative and inspirational.

  3. Debra Penk

    Marisol, I have been enjoying your creative photos for a long time! Your playfulness and use of color are outstanding. So nice to see you featured here.

  4. Amy Jordan

    What a treat to read more about you!! You bring such creativity to the gallery – I always look forward to seeing your photos!!

  5. Julie Bush

    Such a great article. I love your work Marisol, you continue to inspire and encourage me to improve my own. Thank you so much for sharing your photos. They are a joy 🙂

  6. Rhadonda

    Marisol has always been such a joy to follow!! Marisol your creativity is amazing and you are so beautiful. I also appreciate your sense of humor!! And of course you live at the border of heaven!

  7. wow- such great images- love your use of lines and light- 🙂

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