It began on the subway on my way to work. I don’t know exactly why I started taking pictures of the people I sat across from every day. Maybe because I fidget and can’t sit still. Maybe because I was feeling a little alone at the time. I don’t know. I’d take their pictures on my cell phone, post them on Facebook and Instagram, and people would comment. That led to buying a camera. I’ve never owned a real camera before.
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