365 Days is my personal practice of putting out words and images. My goal is to do a post a day for a year. In that time, I hope to transform myself and my art.

Breaking Free!

I had the word "Broken" in mind and for a photograph. I filtered several ideas in my head and decided on breaking something. It was more in line with me…

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Creative Heroes

In Seth Godin's Creatives Workshop, participants are given questions to ponder that help clear the path to a creative voice. Recently we were asked to look at a creative hero…

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Art takes courage

As I watch my fellow creatives struggle with the need to be perfect before putting something out there, I get it.  Art takes courage.  Once you show yourself, people look…

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Wabi-Sabi

  “Wabi-sabi is about the minor and the hidden, the tentative and the ephemeral: things so subtle and evanescent they are invisible to vulgar eyes.” Leonard Koren wrote those words…

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Standing in the Shadows

I realized today that I spent my life trying to live into a version of success that belongs to the ideas of my dead Pakistani aunties. They were Canadian immigrants…

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Seeing Straight

The problem with (and the gift of) photography is that we see the world through a lens and edit out the things we don’t like - to create an idea…

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