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Thoughts on life by Tim West.

Positively Shocking

A couple of weeks ago I watched a podcast on the topic of recent human evolution.  Journalist & author Sebastian Junger discussed how most westernised humans have got to the point where a great deal of their base instinctual needs are not being met; with detrimental consequences.

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Holding On

This is one of the more sentimental images I've made in the last 8 years and an interesting lesson in learning to harness the power of a camera.

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You're Gonna Die

A few months ago, I came across a series of vlogs and short films by a very successful entrepreneur called Gary Vaynerchuck aka Gary Vee.  This man has apparently traded and turned over more than a trillion dollars in his lifetime

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Happy Holidays

1000 miles in a ford focus.  129 mph legally.  1 accidental border crossing.  1 experience of acute German road rage.  Overall an epic happy holiday.

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Allied or Alienated?

We often hear how the facebook generation are the best connected yet most isolated generation yet.  One study found that millennials are statistically lonelier than the elderly.  Are we allied or alienated?

 

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Goin' slow

Do you ever move into the overtaking lane on the motorway to pass someone and before you know it you're unwilling to drop below 85 because, well that'd be going backwards?

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Everyday magic

The power of photography never fails to amaze me.  I made this picture of my friends kid recently and when she reposted it on instagram, the caption written below made me appreciate how visual language can be so amazing;

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Why risk it?

I'm going to begin with my answer this time.  To be able to look back on life and see that it was one worth living, we don't have a choice but to take a risk now and then.

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Shades of Spring

If the essence of someone can be attained through a binary-like system of yes and no answers to given questions, I would consider that to be a black & white picture of that person.  But can this ever really give us a true and deep understanding of a person?

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