Episode 2: Photography as a Way
What does photography mean to you? What role does photography play in your life? This episode we delve into photography as a “Way of Life” and what that means.
A Way is a kind of path, a personal philosophy, a type of quest or journey of self-discovery to seek and address questions about ourselves and our world, to find our place in the world amongst our family, friends, community, society, and culture. It’s the manner in which we live our life in a a direction toward an idealized lifestyle we select for ourselves.
Five characteristics of a Way are:
- 1. Vision
- 2. Values
- 3. Passion
- 4. Talent
- 5. Goals
Two concepts of a Way are:
- Wa: harmony, peace, or peacefulness
- ensō: a hand-drawn circle symbolizing the interconnectedness of things
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