Writing has been a vital part of my life for a while now. Like many others, I discovered its value through fiction. More specifically, I found my inspiration in second-hand books. Since my options were rarely overwhelming in number, I was often exposed to stories I would've initially ignored. (Spending time with all kinds of books for a long time tends to change one's mind quite successfully.) The more knowledge I found in these well-loved pages, the more ideas I absorbed. As I discovered a variety of deep characters, exhilarating plot twists, and intricate sentences that spoke volumes, my appreciation for storytelling and art began to increase exponentially. When photography became an important part of my life several years later, I was compelled to find unique ideas in creative writing. You might not be a fan of either reading or writing, and that's more than okay. All I'd like to do is show you a part of my artistic life that has influenced me greatly. In doing so, I hope to encourage you to try out something new, even if it might not appeal to you at first. While it might be a given that stories and photographs go hand in hand, many people rarely give their inner storytellers a chance to speak. I hope this inspires you to give yours this valuable opportunity. It might change your perspective, transform your portfolio, or simply provide you with new information that might come in handy one day. Whatever it does, I hope it sparks something special within you.