The role of identity in the creative process.
When asked how to make the perfect sword, Yoshindo Yoshihara, master sword maker of Japan said,
“First you must follow your own nature. If you are natural and firm in your beliefs, yet flexible in the way you encounter life, then your spirit will inhabit the blade, and it will become…
Cathartic camera repair.
I bought this camera in 2012. I found it at Goodwill for $20. Truth be told, I bought it for the hard case it came with. I think my values were motivated by different things then. Periodically, I would see it, and tell myself, “you really should clean that thing…