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, 21 Sep 2018 15:21:03 +0000How I became part sea urchin | Catherine MohrAs a young scientist, Catherine Mohr was on her dream scuba trip -- when she put her hand right down on a spiny sea urchin. While a school of sharks circled above. What happened next? More than you can possibly imagine. Settle in for this fabulous story with a dash of science.
Fri, 21 Sep 2018 12:50:01 +0000"Afterneath" / "Killing Me" | Luke Sital-SinghLuke Sital-Singh sings songs of love, longing and grief in this stirring performance of "Afterneath" and "Killing Me." "These are the songs I just never tire of hearing and I never tire of writing, because they make me feel less alone," Sital-Singh says.
Thu, 20 Sep 2018 19:17:45 +0000Why museums are returning cultural treasures | Chip ColwellArchaeologist and curator Chip Colwell collects artifacts for his museum, but he also returns them to where they came from. In a thought-provoking talk, he shares how some museums are confronting their legacies of stealing spiritual objects and pillaging ancient graves -- and how they're bridging divides with communities who are demanding the return of their cultural treasures.
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.
Sat, 22 Sep 2018 10:00:55 +0000Cover the Book: Edition Two, Words and PicturesI have been thinking about words. Words that make someone stay, words that make someone go, words that heal the heart, words that make us feel guilty, words that make us love, words that make us angry, words that explain. In Japan recently, I listened. I cannot speak Japanese, so I listen. I heard an