Links to Sites that Inspire Me
Ted Talks; This site is not a photography site, although they have 58 videos where photography is a core part of the theme. This is the most thoughtful site I know of and of great inspiration to me, photographically and otherwise.
Fri, 20 Jul 2018 14:39:31 +0000How to train employees to have difficult conversations | Tamekia MizLadi SmithIt's time to invest in face-to-face training that empowers employees to have difficult conversations, says Tamekia MizLadi Smith. In a witty, provocative talk, Smith shares a workplace training program called "I'm G.R.A.C.E.D." that will inspire bosses and employees alike to communicate with compassion and respect. Bottom line: always let people know why their work matters.
Fri, 20 Jul 2018 12:15:58 +0000"Dead Romance" | Boy Girl BanjoAcoustic duo Anielle Reid and Matthew Brookshire (playing together as Boy Girl Banjo) take the TED stage to perform their original song "Dead Romance," weaving together the sounds of Americana folk music and modern pop.
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 14:56:12 +0000Where are all the aliens? | Stephen WebbThe universe is incredibly old, astoundingly vast and populated by trillions of planets -- so where are all the aliens? Astronomer Stephen Webb has an explanation: we're alone in the universe. In a mind-expanding talk, he spells out the remarkable barriers a planet would need to clear in order to host an extraterrestrial civilization -- and makes a case for the beauty of our potential cosmic loneliness. "The silence of the universe is shouting, 'We're the creatures who got lucky,'" Webb says.
Lenscratch; This site is all over the place photographically. Aline Smithson must be super human. I don't know how one person can curate so much great content. I come here for inspiration and for reference when I am starting out on a new project.
Fri, 20 Jul 2018 10:00:30 +0000The Jonathan Blaustein MixtapeWhen you attend a photography portfolio review, Jonathan Blaustein is easy to spot. He’s probably the only reviewer standing up and gesturing wildly. As you get a little closer to his table, you begin to understand that this person is extremely passionate about photography and his goal as a reviewer is to push that passion