Mist and Dust – part 2

Photographing wildlife in India We’re the first jeep on the scene. “Tiger, tiger!” the spotter exclaims and points into the bush. There he is, in all his magnificence, lying among the undergrowth. He’s barely visible, his stripes blending with the branches and grasses to conceal his form. We focus and…

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Mist and Dust

Photographing wildlife in India My alarm goes off at 4:30 am. I prefer the alarm to the use of a wake-up call and having to sleepily mumble ‘thank you,’ into the phone. I’ve laid out my clothing and equipment the evening before, so need little time to dress and make…

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My Social Media Dilemma

Against the well-meant advice of some friends and family members, I have been a staunch defender of using social media, but using it wisely. I’m an early adaptor, I started using a computer in 1988, and I ventured onto the World Wide Web somewhere in the mid ‘90s. So it’s…

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Authenticity

Behavioral scientists have come up with a new ‘discovery.’ There is no such thing as your true self. Their research was based on interviews with people about authenticity, and they come to the conclusion that humans are biased about the concept, associating it with morality and believing that the true…

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