The memories people have are irreplaceable, and they hold emotional value.
What was that time when the kid you had a crush on as a little kid helped you on the playground, or that time Grandpa held you on his knee and said told you you were his special grandchild that he could be proud of, or that time when you stepped into a new school surrounded by unfamiliar territory and that one friend popped in your face saying, "HI!"!
Life is full of moments like those: and there are certain photographers that strive to capture moments that are memories- moments that are stories-- moments that have value. My friend Wilfredo did that to me: and it opened up a floodgate of moments with treasured memories I shall never ever forget. <3 =)
At my highschool, Stratford Classical Christian Academy, I get to have the privilege of leading the Yearbook committee. Yearbooks are exactly for that purpose-- to make a photo history book of the school year. It has value, because people remember moments that trigger stories or events or emotions in their minds and hearts. It has purpose, because everyone is involved in it and brings the school together as one. It has a storybook value, for its layout and content tell a story of what the school's motto and goal is, and what the students are like-- what their goals are too as students. Moments are memories. Memories that are captured in each photo in a school yearbook are exactly the value that people treasure forever. What's your favorite high school memory, based on a moment in time that you remembered from seeing a photo of it? I love remembering past moments; Do you?
Alexis is 21, twice adopted, and a "lightwriter" ! (Φος+γραφή)
“There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.”
― Albert Einstein
"Photography takes an instant out of time, altering life by holding it still."
“A painter should begin every canvas with a wash of black, because all things in nature are dark except where exposed by the light.”
― L DaVinci
“There is some good in this world, and it's worth fighting for.”
― J.R.R. Tolkien
"I slept and dreamt that life was joy. I awoke and saw that life was service. I acted and behold, service was joy.
― Rabindranath Tagore
"Life isn't a matter of milestones, but of moments""
― R. Kennedy
“You can make anything by writing.”
― C.S. Lewis
"The art of art, the glory of expression and the sunshine of the light of letters, is simplicity."
― W Whitman
"Miracles are a retelling in small letters of the very same story which is written across the whole world in letters too large for some of us to see."
― C. S. Lewis
"The light will always shine. Do not refuse to see it."
― J. Michener
"A man who dares to waste one hour of time has not discovered the value of life."
― C Darwin