Yes, this is a letter to my former store manager. Stop being jealous that my first store manager was cooler than yours.
You asked me a question early yesterday afternoon: Why can't you see yourself doing photography anymore?
At first, I could not answer this question. But once I went to work and had began to do all sorts of stuff, I had time to think. Your question had been... not bothering me, but not leaving me alone until I could answer it for myself. With six and a half hours of work to think about it, I finally came up with one simple answer.
I want to make a difference in the world.
Not like in a sense of making a difference of how things are, but how people look at things. That's why I take photographs of abandoned places. To me, these places are unique, and full of history, and beauty. Not rubbish and filth like most seem to think. When I take my photographs [of abandoned places] my goal is to change how people look at these places; To let their imagination run wild, and even create a story. Sometimes people ask me about these places, and want to venture with me. I mean, shit I've already made half of my friends turn their heads and go, "HOLY SHIT TAKE ME WITH YOU NEXT TIME."
Science has always been something I loved, biotechnology in specific. Biotechnology keeps the world turning: the medicine coming, the studies growing. I remember my favorite lab being creating a substance that when E. Coli was fed this substance, it glowed in the dark. Cool shit. My mom was kinda mad at first, but then I asked her, "Would you rather have your daughter some random artist on the street, or someone with a PhD who created a new form of art?"
If I combine photography and biotechnology together, I can't only possibly just help the world, but I can create a new form of art, something new to the world. My goal in life with everything I do is to change the way people see things. I can't explain it, but I can't see my future without biotechnology.
And this must sound so corny.
p.s. Don't mock me, I got shit on you, Tony. *coughsuperherocough*