Lately a few of my photography assignments don’t require much creativity, so today I took a six-mile hike at Nolde Forest and challenged myself. I took along a cheap point and shoot camera and would only focus on shadows, textures and light…no color. Not only did I get good exercise, but kept my brain working the whole time too. In my business, creativity is your edge…I will always look to improve and grow. Here are a few of my favorites.