Worth a Thousand Words

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When examining the past, what do we see?

we see stories.

We see art. Writing. Photographs.
They are all but tiny moments strung together
through the boundless fabric of time. 

 
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Some of my fondest childhood memories are when my mother would pull out her boxes and boxes of old film photos so we could peruse them together. I was incredibly fascinated by the fact that something as seemingly unimportant as a photograph could provide such an intimate glimpse into the past. Someday, I hope that if ever I have a daughter, I can share similar moments with her.

Lately, I have developed a bit of an obsession with film, because it's a method of photography that allows you to physically interact with what you are creating in a way that digital photography isn't. I find that when shooting film, I am much more mindful with my shutter. I am more appreciative of what I am experiencing and more present in the moments I seek to capture.

These are some images from my mother's collection.
Someday I will share some of my own.

 
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