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Embracing My Artist Identity: A Journey of Self-Discovery

For the longest time, I danced on the edge of creativity, unsure if I could truly call myself an artist. The shadow of self-doubt loomed large, and the fear of judgment held me back. But something within me shifted, and I embarked on a path of self-discovery, shedding the weight of comparison and the need for external validation.

Sharon Rene

The Early Struggles:

I've been an artist my whole life, long before I found the courage to wear that title proudly. In the early days, I often questioned my worthiness to be called an artist. I looked at the work of artists I admired and felt dwarfed by their talent. It was a journey filled with self-doubt and uncertainty.

Breaking Free from Expectations:

Then came the pivotal moment when I realized that my journey was mine alone. I stopped measuring myself against the standards of others and chose to define my art on my terms. The moment I ceased to care about what others thought of me, I truly began to flourish.

Launching My Website:

This past year marked a significant chapter in my journey. I launched my website, a sanctuary for my art, passions, and the diverse sources of inspiration that fuel my creativity. Here, I've unveiled a treasure trove of photography, capturing moments from events, artists, musicians, and the world around me.

Blogging & Journaling:

Now, it's time to take the next step. I'm setting out on a new adventure – blogging and journaling my life. Each post will be a testament, a legacy of my experiences, a journey into the depths of my creative soul. Through my words and images, I'll share my life's tapestry with you, week by week, as my website evolves to reflect my artist's heart.

Tiny bugs on flora
Horton Hears a Who

This is not just a website; it's a canvas of my life, an ever-unfolding masterpiece. Join me on this artful journey of self-expression, growth, and discovery. Together, we'll explore the beauty of embracing our true selves and the boundless possibilities of creative expression.

Sharon Rene




I'm Sharon Rene, an experienced editorial and travel photographer with 14+ years of capturing moments worldwide. From Ethiopia's vibrant landscapes to Bali's serene beauty, my lens tells stories. My mixed-media art weaves textures, colors, and quotes into inspiring messages. Let's ignite creativity together through collaborations or as your personal photographer for global adventures.

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