I wouldn’t call myself an amateur photographer, but describing myself as a novice or “mediocre artist” has a negative connotation I don’t wish to associate myself with. I know I have a good artistic eye. I know the basic functions of a DSLR. So, let’s go with an “inspired photographer” instead. To me, this implies learning with vision– something we can all identify with.
Each year, Time releases a list of the 100 best photographs of the year. We aren’t quite there for 2018 yet, but the 2017 list compiles a a stunning portfolio of work that should be celebrated. Here are a few of my favorites.