Life can be pretty awesome. But its important to constantly remind myself ( and others) that my job isn’t to entertain people online. I’m lucky to share what I do for work commercially & personally, intermixed with a bit of my family life at times. The process can sometimes be empowering & other times it can be incredibly challenging- as anything that requires vulnerability should be. Never before has it been more important to understand the difference between what we share for engagement VS what we do and share because we enjoy being open & transparent about our lives in hopes it may lift others up. Having worked in this field for almost 15 years I have been lucky to see the rise of digital storytelling & what it can do, I am super grateful, but there is always a dark side and it’s a dangerous line we straddle with social media where we start to think our goal is to share the highlight reel of our lives at the expense of often forgetting what makes us, us... or unique. Many have become so desensitized by ‘Reality TV’ mentality & that we become numb to actually being able to share anything real or meaningful. Imagine walking into a gallery & next door is the exact same body of work... it feels like that sometimes. The many years of struggling & cutting my teeth working for magazines really made me appreciate not only the sacrifices required but more importantly the human connection a great photograph requires. 📷 @mattrfoley
Switzerland 📷 Photo location
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🔝Beautiful nature pics...
Truth. Thank you for sharing this Chris!
I loved the interview you did on the Podcast “All In”. You’re not only amazingly talented but so wise!
We are lucky you get to share your brilliant photos - thank you 🙏🏻 💙
Apik lek cris
After seeing numerous posts on famous Bali locations I feel do these people even love to travel ? Or are they just doing it to maintain the follower count .
Beautiful heavenly sight🤤
My favorite is the second photo, with the star like light !
Amazing view 👏
Wowww!!! Incredible shot!!! 😍