I stopped in on a photo exhibit the other day. Amazing portraits done in some sensitive situations. One thing missing: the photographer’s name.
Later today there’s an event for the exhibition. In the event announcement on the venue’s blog? No mention of the photographer’s name.
And here in my writing, something missing because out of my control: the photographer’s name.
You need to take on projects that are
Big projects. Taking on large tasks. That is where I have ended up. Do something every day for a year. Completely remodel the web presence, removing (deleting) content that is weak. Adding content that is strong.
Every day I am posting photographs from the past thirty years of that day. Which means I’ve got to edit at least thirty days of photographs daily. The January edit is complete, the posts soon to be live.
Biggest lesson in all of this, one month in, is to walk away when it stops being fun.
The most beautiful thing one of our children’s teachers said to us the other day, “We want our children to thrive.”
Yes. Anything that gets in the way of that will be
I watched the film Faces Places yesterday. If you give in to this film, and are lucky, you will be brought to the verge of tears by the beauty of everyday humanity and a love of creativity. Such goodness in this film.
Photos from January 30th
If my wife’s job went like mine today, she would have spent most of her day teaching to an empty classroom. Teaching – like still giving the lessons that she’d prepared – to empty seats. She would have been talking all day, with no audience.