Finding inspiration in the face of cynicism
Love that Colbert quote. Also, remember that Jay said: "A wise man told me don't argue with fools. Cause people from a distance can't tell who is who."
I personally am uplifted and inspired by your work - both your photography that is rich in colour and culture, and your educational content.
Photography is expensive. Even the cheapest camera can represent a lot of food or clothing or other basic needs, so it may seem frivolous… but photography has an ability to communicate and unite (and yes, sometimes, divide). Photography can be a meditation, can be therapy. Photography is valuable.
Thank you for your work Gajan.
Gajan, it is the same problem with politics. No matter how you approach the other person they can not be reasoned with or convinced that a compromise argument/solution is possible. I appreciate your attitude and your work. If you ever have time to look at my images I would be honored. Alan
There’s something wrong with criticism, I think it’s true to say that everyone who makes any kind of mark is expressing something from within, and that needs appreciation.
I always find it interesting when someone has nothing but negative feedback. I don’t trust that. Criticism is good, needed, helps us think about our work differently, but should be paired with what is working well. If someone doesn’t have positives to say, there is probably some other motive. And like your article said, “we’ll never be good enough”. Thanks for a good read this morning!