Life - Nelson Stegall Photography

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Your time is limited, so don't waste it living someone else's life.
Don't be trapped by dogma - which is living with the results of other people's thinking.
Don't let the noise of others' opinions drown out your own inner voice.
And most important, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition.

– Steve Jobs

It is estimated that the earth is traveling 1,000 miles per hour, and our galaxy is traveling 490,000 miles per hour heading to the Great Attractor roughly 150 million light-years away.

What's the big hurry to get to the end? The speed record for completing the Appalachian trail is 45 days, 12 hours, 15 minutes. Why? Most people take six months to complete the hike.

I would love to take a year to complete the Appalachian Trail so I can enjoy exploring what’s around the bend, seeing what's over the next hill, and watching the sun set from rock outcrops along the way. I guess I was built for meandering.

Slow down! Most of my life I feel like I have been heading to the Great Attractor at more than 1,000 miles an hour. Why? I let Society take over and felt like I needed keep up with the Joneses. Now I just try and keep up with myself, live my own life, and truly take time to do nothing.

Take a break. We are hurling through space fast enough. My inner voice told me to slow down before I slammed into my Great Attractor. As my heartbeat slowed and my mind cleared. I made time to create this portfolio.

My goal is for my photography to inspire you to see, explore, enjoy and protect our natural world. Commercial photography and fine art prints are just some of the services I provide. I invite you to go on an adventure through these images and if one speaks to you, I encourage you to welcome it into your artwork collection.

Please take time to slow down, sit and enjoy every day things, whimsical events, and thought-provoking photographs in this portfolio I call Life.

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