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“A universal visual language”

Right in the middle of this episode of The Daily podcast, there’s a little plug for the New York Times’ photographers, noting that they travel to dangerous places and learns skills like scuba diving just to get the right shot for the story.

I love that they describe photography as “a universal visual language”. I mean, it’s true! You can show a photograph to literally anyone in any part of the world, and they would surely get its meaning.

A photograph can do a lot of different things. It can connect us. It can bring us to places we’ve never been before. It can capture a story in a universal visual language.

NYTimes “intriguing photographs to help students practice visual thinking

👉 In my dream life, I’d be a part-time Times photographer, but for now I do my best around Austin. 😆

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