closes with a section on the structure of the book and overview of the chapters.
My earliest and fondest memories of photography started the moment my father shared his camera. Through photographs, I have come to see and appreciate the world we live in. This book also grew out of my deep admiration for Ansel Adams and the many photographers that have graced the pages of National Geographic. Over the years, my passion for creating things has merged with my professional interests in visual communication. I am equally amazed and critical of culture transformation resulting from profound technological innovation. These contrasting views prompted me to question what will become of Earth, especially what will be left for my children and their children. I have often wondered how I can ask or demand of my children or my students to do better, when others do not do their part. Young adults and teens largely have been criticized for numerous hours engaged with digital media, but many fail to recognize that all sorts of people, including young people, are actively “doing something.” For that reason, this book is a reflection of the many ← 1 | 2 → changes occurring in the world and the magnitude of the power people have to do just as much good as they do mayhem. Instead of criticizing all the ways we have wronged the planet, this book highlights how photographers, NGOs, and people are engaged, and do make a difference.
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