“When the agony of missing the shot trumps the joy of the experience worth shooting, the adventure athlete (climber, surfer, extreme skier) reveals himself to be something else: a filmmaker, a brand, a vessel for the creation of content … the purpose of the trip or trick is the record of it. Life is footage.” From Nick Paumgarten in The New Yorker: We Are a Camera — Experience and memory in the age of GoPro.

+ I continue to think that none of our modern technologies are having a greater psychological impact than digital photography. From me: This is You on Smiles.