[Photography] is not a popularity contest; it’s creating something that means something.
Ted Forbes says that no one cares about your photographs. The world doesn’t need more photos, or paintings, or songs – we have plenty, thanks.
What does matter? Projects. Difference-making, not-easy work.
Take pretty shots, sure. Just understand no one cares about them. Nor should they.
But when you tackle projects that say something, or take on a big issue, you’re doing the work that a good journalist can do. Humanity needs stuff that matters.
Take on City Hall, whatever that means to you.