Don’t let others say otherwise.
I struggle to produce work aligned with an aesthetic that isn’t of my own. The only thing I hate more than roaches is creating art for someone under their rules and their terms. That’s, initially, not how I role. But what can this penny-less girl do in this money-driven world but give into what society is expected of her to do?
So here I am thinking, “I wish I never got involved in this.” But then again, if hadn’t gotten myself involved in this, how would I really know what it meant to be a photographer? Or on more practical terms, where would I get the money to support myself and pay the bills?
I still wish to continue producing art spoken from my soul. I want to do good in this world. That’s all I want, really. Be a person with a good heart and cherish what’s left of what this long life has to offer me. I shall not waste my time thinking of what I could do other than what I am already doing.
I urge you to do the same: live.
Here I leave you with random photos I took with my trusty Olympus OM-1.
Olympus OM-1 | Kodak Ultima 100