Humans use technology to improve their lives, to forge connections, to create time that doesn't exist, to replace real interactions. When we devise a second version of ourselves on social media, do we lose a piece of our true selves in the process? Do our digital connections threaten our real life relationships?
I got to spend some time shooting with Sarah and Rachel a while back. These ladies for quite fun to work with. We decided on this "friendship" theme as they had great chemistry. Loved shooting them together.
Beautiful people doing cool shit (BPDCS). A place for me to share with you, people I admire, people that inspire me, people that are doing cool things. We meet. We make photos. We chat about creativity, process, and struggles. In this post I talk to Nikki Cloud, Free People's Regional Social Media Manager . Hope you guys enjoy.
An integral ingredient in my lifestyle work is authenticity. The ability to take everyday moments and make new images from them. This journey of sort in my commercial world has fueled my curiosity and fascination about life itself and culture.
So I truly believe that having a small community around what you do is important. Without this community I really would not have accomplished what I did in 2015. I am super thankful for that, and when I started winding down last year and starting my outlook for 2016 I felt compelled to ask some in my community one really important question that I wanted answered. " What was the best creative advice you've received in 2015?"
We always show (off) ourselves, what we do, what we achieve, what we like, what we don´t. Each one of us is like the model of our own brand. And most interactions are almost just reduced to an exchange of those different “model lives.” But I wonder where have all the real role models gone?
So there are so many thoughts, and opinions and tips out there about turning pro. BUT!! Here's 5 great tips that I believe in. I endorse. Yes they are brutally honest, and unconventional. But so am I. Have a read...