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Not ventured, not learned.

Pretty complicated human. Or just pretty.

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Ta Prohm, Cambodia
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AUTHOR OF THE DAY: Albert Camus
Albert Camus was born on November 07, 1913 in Mondovi Algeria. While a student at the University of Algiers, Camus became political and joined the Communist Party and then the Algerian People’s Party. As an activist for individual rights, he rejected the French colonization. 
During WWII, Camus became a member of the French resistance, which aided in the liberation of Paris from Nazi domination. He met Jean-Paul Sartre during his service. Both writers often published political discourses; Camus was extremely candid about his disapproval of the communist theory, which inevitably caused friction between Sartre and Camus. 
Camus’ work holds a deep philosophical foundation. Although his writing has elements of both absurdism and existentialism, he rejected the label of existentialism. His most celebrated novels, The Stranger and The Plague challenge social and cultural norms displaying absurdism in its purity. Camus’ writing and personal philosophy favored the individual. Calling Camus an existentialists shocked him, and his association with Sartre’s dogma often puzzled him. He was a champion for individual and sexual freedom; he shunned any nihilists tendencies. For Camus, life has meaning, but it may be an impossible goal for humanity to achieve. 
Albert Camus received the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1957, which made him the first African-born author and the second-youngest author to had been awarded such honor. He died on January 4, 1960, in Burgundy, France.
NOTABLE WORKS
The Stranger (1942)
The Myth of Sisyphus (1942)
The Plague (1947)
The Fall (1956)
Read excerpts by Albert Camus here!
Get his books here!
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Dylan Furst
Bellingham, Washington
Canon EOS 6D

Tell us about the moment that you decide you wanted to pursue photography as your profession and what are you looking forward to over the next year as your photographic journey develops?

I never actually thought about pursuing it as a profession until It pretty much became my profession. It was always something I enjoyed doing in my spare time, I’m a big believer in keeping a balance between work and doing what you love. I never looked for paid assignments but I kept getting offers. I now eat, sleep, and breathe photography and I’m loving every minute of it. 

I have a couple photographic trips planned for this year, but mainly I’m most excited to keep exploring my backyard in the Pacific Northwest. There’s something new to see here every day. 

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