I study light, and bend it to my will, manipulating wavelengths and reflections, capturing a moment of electromagnetic waves

I study letters and thoughts, wielding words to guide you on a journey, perhaps without ever meeting you, showing you places and faces that perhaps you’ve never seen.

I study people, their words and actions and reactions, to maybe understand them, so perhaps I can help them understand themselves.

I’m a photographer, philosopher, wordsmith, analyst, thinker, creator, servant, actor, and more. And because I am those things, I know I’ve saved a life. And I’ve changed others for the better.

It’s not something I can put on my resume. It won’t land me a new job or raise my social standing. But by saving that life, and changing others for the better, I’ve changed the world, and the entire course of history just a little bit.

What have you accomplished lately?

— Andrew Penner

 

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