How am I supposed to singlehandedly tackle a system designed against me when there are days when I barely have the energy to leave my bed?
They say that balance is the key to life; I suppose that my balance just looks a little different than most.
I went to New York for four days, and I barely took any photos. Honestly, the only snapshots from my time there that I’m satisfied with are three Polaroids. I think that a subconscious part of me knows to seek out travel/change when I need to address habits or thought patterns that are holding meContinue reading “New York: Lessons Learned”
Here I am, about ten months since the last time I visited New York, once again preparing to visit in the midst of some fairly major life adjustments. I am the same person that I was a year ago, and yet that past version of myself also feels like a complete stranger. If twice isContinue reading “Packing up (Counting down to NYC)”
It seems that I am continuously learning that work does not have to equal suffering.
External pressure and expectations can be difficult for anybody trying to pursue a creative career. Social media, a necessary business tool, can make avoiding comparison and the “hustle mentality” nearly impossible, while conversations with other artists can either be incredibly uplifting or deeply detrimental. For some creatives, including myself, this pressure and guilt is compoundedContinue reading “Life With Limited Energy – Photography and Chronic Illness”
For half of this month, the internet in my apartment was non-functional. With very little digital media to distract myself with, I found myself feeling much more grounded in the present moment, sleeping better, creating more art, and reading much more. I could go on forever about the benefits of the occasional internet “detox”, andContinue reading “Internet Detox”
This wild and wonderful journey of life is entirely my own, so long as I have the courage to make it so.
I guess you could consider me a music photographer with a mission.
It’s been about a year since I left university with no significant long term plans, and I’m ok. If living with unpredictable health has taught me anything, it’s how to accept the fact that, as humans, we control very little of the major outcomes in our lives. Illness happens, financial difficulties happen, and family andContinue reading “One Year Later”