Picture Perfect

The first image that struck me was the photo of the father being turned away from the hospital with his injured son in his arms. (Second page in third cluster of pictures) How desolate and desperate does a country become if you have to turn people and children away from medical attention.? What was that […]

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Rhetorical Rough Draft

“A picture is worth a thousand words.” Now before you roll your eyes and exit out because this quote is too much a of clique, really think about the impact of photography on our society today. From Instagram to Facebook to Twitter to YouTube, the past couple of years have really grown the photography industry […]

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To See or Not to See

Introduction: How many have you seen Scooby Doo? How many of you remember Velma from the gang of mystery solving teens? How many of you remember the integral scene that happens in every episode where Velma gets knocked over and spends the majority of the action patting the floor yelling “MY GLASSES! MY GLASSES! I […]

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An Underlying Theme

One of the underlying themes throughout Its What I Do is the author’s fear of neglecting experiences that she thought were important. Mostly, the book focuses on her fear of missing out on furthering her photographic journalism career. This is evident in her reaction when she was in South America during September 11th, instead of […]

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My Many Passions

My biggest passion in life is traveling. I caught the travel bug in 2008 when my family went to Rome, Italy for Easter Sunday. It was the first time I had ever been out of the country and remembered my experiences. I loved the living history and the different culture I was introduced to at […]

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