Your camera is a time machine
Yep, you heard right! Scrolling through your phone or revisiting your archive is like hopping in a DeLorean. You're back reliving the laughs, the tears, the excitement. Because the moment lives beyond the time of its recording.
This phone selfie with National Geographic photographers Stephen Wilkes and Chris Rainier with our awards at the Xposure International Photography Festival in Sharjah U.A.E. is one of my proudest moments.
When I feel down or grumpy, I look at it and remind myself that this too will pass and the sun will shine again.
The images below are similar moments from my life as a photographer and teacher. They transport me back to thoughts and feeling of the moment and I've attempted to convey a sense of that in the captions.
I hope you find them insightful. Maybe they inspire you to keep your moments close by. Because when life isn't going how we want, we forget our highlights too easily.
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