💻 Our fear of doing work that isn’t very interesting, useful, or even good frequently blocks us from trying new things. I face that as I prepare to publish my first book of my original writing. But I’m pressing on, despite that fear. Paul Graham encourages us all to, if we have something we want to make that we’ve not done before. Read Early Work
💻 I share a post by Rush Limbaugh with some trepidation because he’s a polarizing figure and some of you surely can’t stand him. I enjoyed his radio show in the ’90s, but since then I’ve fallen out of his audience as I’ve moved to the center politically (or maybe the right has moved so, so, so far to the right), and as Rush has become more strident and less entertaining on his program. But the fellow has stage 4 lung cancer. He spoke about it on his show this week, and reading the transcript, he shows some remarkable personal insight. I found it interesting. Note: If you’re poised to leave a poison comment about Rush, don’t bother because I’ll just delete it. Read An Update on My Health: It’s a Roller Coaster
📷 Kenneth Wajda considers how we used to make photographs to preserve memories, but now we do it to show what we are doing now. It has implications on the kinds of photographs we make. Read When the Audience Changes and We Have to Show Proof
📷 Winter is coming. This can be challenging for film photographers, as our old gear doesn’t always play well with the cold, and our fair-weather films are sometimes too slow for winter’s gray days. Alex Luyckx has some solid tips on how to keep shooting film when the temperature dips. Read The Cold Weather Challenge: Photography, Winter, and You
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