A rabbi preaching vividly, a group of teenagers chanting and waving flags downtown during my career as a photojournalist, I lived for the action shots: the excited gestures of a school board member discussing plans. If you ask me, the most energetic photos always told the largest and best stories. They made me feel essential for being there, for capturing the superheroes within the moment to share with everybody else. The softer moments paled in comparison, and I looked at them as irrelevant.
It took about one second to tear down one year’s worth of belief.
The idea dawned on me when I was trapped inside the distraught weight into the girl’s eyes. 繼續閱讀