Inspiration Blog

My name is David Arthur and I am a photographer. I will be using this blog as a place to keep things that inspire me. This will mostly be images that other people have taken that inspire me, with a mix of my own shots and iphone pictures mixed in here and there.

Finally shooting the last #interview for a #video about some @usi_edu students who went to china last year. This years students leave in a couple weeks! This is the professor who teaches their #Chinese class. #nikon #d4 #rodemic #manfrotto
Shot 2 #usi #basketball games tonight. Nothing crazy happened but it was a #super #longday
#evansville #downtown #neighborhood
#fallcolors #oncampus at #USI

"My father died rather suddenly. He had a rare condition called pulmonary fibrosis, and he had a double lung transplant. He seemed to be recovering perfectly, and everyone was very optimistic, but then the day that he came home from the hospital, he died."
“Did he talk with you about the possibility of death?”
“That was probably the greatest tragedy. He never came to terms with it. You hear of some people achieving peace in their final days, but he was terrified of dying until the very end. He got increasingly anxious as he got sicker, and tried all sorts of alternative cures. He felt very cheated by life. He was always so careful about being healthy. He’d been a vegetarian his entire life. It all seemed very unfair.”

"We photographers deal in things which are continually vanishing, and when they have vanished there is no contrivance on earth can make them come back again. We cannot develop and print a memory."

Henri Cartier-Bresson

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How can kid president NOT be inspiring??? Love that kid and love that he is CoC!
So it’s not a photo, but BenGlenn the chalk guy has taken the hand he was dealt (which includes awesome art and chalk skills, add/ADHD, and others like public speaking) and made something awesome, uplifting, and Godly out of it.