Thursday, May 28, 2009

The Blind Man

He is a blind man. I could not communicate with him, I think he had medicated himself to a point. He seemed close to the edge of life, or death.

I photographed him in August 2008 and have been on assignment in the area recently. I think I must ask after him, and would have but do not know his name. I tried to ask his name but his mumbling was incoherent, and sad. Maybe I should have stayed a little while, or visited soon after this.

Are we there to just observe? To record life from up close through a wide lens, but at a distance. I recently chose to get involved and the result has so far been life changing.

Thursday, May 14, 2009

The Zumas are Fading

I hope the promises made do not fade as quickly as the posters.