Some Words of Encouragement

Leaving a Legacy

What has one photographer done in this world? What is one’s legacy? I’m often thinking about what good is my photography to anyone else but myself. But in the end, if I don’t make a matted and framed print, then I don’t get a sense of accomplishment. Yes, not all of my images are print-worthy, but if I don’t even attempt to make a simple print, no one else will see the image and what’s art to me, is not art to others. And vice-versa. You’ll never know unless you put forth your work for all to see.

Here are a couple of powerful words to learn and include in your life’s (not just photographer’s) vocabulary: reify and redact. Do you know what they mean? Great. Want to learn what they mean? Read on….

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