The camera's lens is indeed a wondrous eye. Whether used in the back yard or on the most distant of journeys, it both expands and sharpens each experience. Through the lens one learns to truly "see" the world rather than merely "looking" at it. As a result, one comes away with a sharper and richer emotional reaction to all that surrounds him. It should come as no surprise therefore, that photography is an intensely personal art form.
One of the challenges in photography is to compose images of everyday subjects that can elevate one’s emotional reaction to the world around him. Traveling to see the different part of the world is a joy. But when you pay more attention to the subjects around you, and capture the simple details of the locale, the reward you get when you view the images at home is an additional treasure