With increasing access to technology on a consumer level, specifically recording technology, the ability to capture moments has never been easier. How do we distinguish between which moments to share and which are better left undocumented? I am convinced that the answer to this will always be changing as technology continues to evolve, as does our reliance on it.
I have realized that what I am drawn to in my work are moments of challenge and of growth. Moments that show a person seeing something or experiencing something that they never have before. Moments that will change the trajectory of a person’s work or of their life.
These moments manifest themselves through research, education, persistence, and opportunity: biking across the country; discovering a new species; seeing the ocean floor for the first time; rebuilding from a hurricane; experiencing grief.
I continue to explore the boundaries of documenting people’s lives, how to share this, and where. I am always happy to discuss my work and where it has taken me, and where it may take me.