'Photography Is Like Sushi' Reminds Us to Create Meaningful Work

In today's world, content is generated and consumed at a faster rate than ever. The downside to this is that such a cycle makes it difficult to take the time to create truly meaningful work. In this video, Ted Forbes expounds the idea of what it is to create work of meaning in today's culture and how to do it.

We live in such a culture of instant gratification these days, and while that may be mostly fine for content consumers, as content creators, it can be difficult to take the time both to truly explore and master our craft and to create works of a meaning broader than daily consumption and Facebook likes. It takes patience and the ability to disconnect ourselves from the pressure that the likes of social media place on us to constantly produce. And of course, in practical terms, it also takes the ability to strike a balance between taking the time to truly explore and satisfy one's own artistic impulses and putting food on the table. Nonetheless, it's important to retain an awareness of the true depth that goes into such works and how to achieve that ourselves, as Forbes explains in the video above.

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6 Comments

Daniel Schenkelberg's picture

Has NOTHING to do with Sushi but thanks for your meaningless topic

Alex Cooke's picture

Did you watch the video?

Markus Hofstätter's picture

Only little people take time these days to watch everything until the end, or even watch another video that is mentioned in the video.

Welcome to a world where only some people take time and think about things ;)

Good food for thought. Think about what you put out there not just more meaningless megapixels