This is a tale about sharing an image that I wanted to share two months ago!
TIAA #20: “United Mess of America”
This is a tale about an incessant epidemic that appears to be uniquely and miserably endemic to the United States of America.
TIAA #19: “People”
This is a tale about how TIA tripped into photographing people when the mission was to deliver cityscapes and urban landscapes exclusively.
TIAA #18: “A Rainbow to Remind You”
This is a tale about the ephemeral enigma we all know as a rainbow.
TIAA #17: “Me, Myself & Minneapolis”
This is a tale about treasuring moments of solitude and silent contemplation.
TIAA #16: “Minneapolis: My City of Many Mixed Emotions”
This is a tale about inadvertently confronting one's own past because fate intervened with your life...again.
TIAA #15: “Mysteriously Mythological”
This is a tale about the seductive allure of an enigmatic moon sinking above the skyline of Vancouver.
TIAA #14: “Reality is Relative”
This is a tale about the week I've had interacting with different people (mostly in person, this time) and what I learned.
TIAA #13: “Buenos Dias, Buenos Aires”
This is a tale about an early morning stroll through the City of Fair Winds (a.k.a. Buenos Aires).
TIAA #12: “Superwoman”
This is a tale about the bewildering and inexcusable hatred against women, and black women, in particular.
TIAA #11: “She Doesn’t Live Here Anymore”
This is a tale about the enigmatic enchantment of the change of seasons as well as the inevitability of impermanence.
TIAA #10: “Merry Revelry Temporarily”
This is a tale about the bizarre plasticity and ephemeral elasticity of human camaraderie.
TIAA #9: “My Peace in the Pandemonium”
This is a tale about the challenge, tenacity, and reward of remaining positive when reality dictates otherwise.
TIAA #8: “United with Ukraine”
This is a tale about my first (and so far, only) photo assignment pertaining to Ukraine.
TIAA #7: “My Dream of Diplomacy”
This is a tale about the path I might have taken if TIA International Photography never existed -- the path I originally and aggressively pursued.
TIAA #6: “Get Here”
This is a tale about my worrisome penchant to worry about matters of which I have absolutely no control.
TIAA #5: “Acknowledge”
This is a tale about making a conscious effort to avoid stereotyping white people in the objective to eliminate systemic racism.
TIAA #4: “Suspicious Black Male in a Hoodie”
This is a tale about biased presuppositions that should be duly reassessed before someone gets hurt or killed for no justifiable reason (again).
TIAA #3: “Brooklyn Rising”
This is a tale about gratitude for the people who understand what I'm trying to do with my photography.
TIAA #2: “Wake Me Up”
This is a tale about the presentation of a dazzling image while being despondent and depressed in disguise.
TIAA #1: Involuntarily Vomiting on Vancouver
This is a tale about one of the worst photographs I have ever captured as a professional photographer. Let the delirium ensue.
Happy New Veer
2022 will be a year for TIA to change course, both personally and professionally.