Showcasing Travel Photos {ideas}

Nature’s Sketchbook – Photo Art Blends 4 (#49), This is Life 6 Scrap.Words

Three weeks ago today I set out on my first international adventure. I was traveling to Guatemala for a week-long mission trip, with a group of women that I had never met (save my great aunt JoAnn, AKA my travel buddy). Nervous? Check. Excited? Definitely. After two very early flights, a race through a very big airport, a wait in a very long customs line, and a forty-five minute drive in a very bouncy van, I had 5 new friends and found myself in a very different world. During the next seven days, we were exposed to the realities of poverty; but within the cornstalk walls and dirt floors, we found an unbelievably strong and hopeful people. I walked away from this experience with a completely different outlook on life: no matter what pain, inequality, despair, or fear that might face you, there is always hope for a better and brighter future.

And with that, I will share with you some snapshots I turned into Photo Art Blends using sets 1 and 4. When traveling somewhere you know you may never have the opportunity to go again, it is so important to capture images of important places, people, and moments. Even though we were constantly on the move and busy soaking in the entire experience, I made sure that I always had my camera with me (Canon SD790 point and shoot). Always. Simply because I knew that when I returned home, having these photographs to look back on would be a wonderful reminder of my time spent in Guatemala. AND so I could make pretty things, of course. 🙂

Nature’s Sketchbook – Photo Art Blends 4 (#8)

Nature’s Sketchbook – Photo Art Blends 4 (#18)Whispers of Time (word art)

Nature’s Sketchbook – Photo Art Blends 1 (#13)

Nature’s Sketchbook – Photo Art Blends 4 (#40), Simply Faith 7 Scrap.Words

Nature’s Sketchbook – Photo Art Blends 4 (#45)Nature’s Sketchbook – Photo Art Blends 2 (#8)

Nature’s Sketchbook – Photo Art Blends 4 (#15)

Nature’s Sketchbook – Photo Art Blends 4 (#10), This is Life 4 Scrap.Words

Hope you’re feeling inspired to do the same with your travel photos! Now go on, enjoy this beautiful Sunday.

Rachel

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