Our culture is obsessed with happiness, but I came to see that seeking meaning is the more fulfilling path. – Emily Esfahani Smith
A meaningful life is more important than a happy life.
It’s more fulfilling.
It’s more motivating.
It’s more real.
I’ve always believed this, even when in the moment of hard times I don’t want to acknowledge it.
So what does this mean?
This year, I started a campaign called “A Meaningful Life”.
I didn’t really know for sure where I was going with it. I still don’t know for sure. All I knew was, when I discovered documentary family photography, it touched something in me that other forms of photography didn’t. (As much as I still do love other forms of photography as well).
I wanted this relatively new form of family photography to be understood more for what it is, what it can be.
New Zealand documentary family photography is important because it tells