Painful Past Fuels Photographer’s Passion

“Living with cerebral palsy has been my biggest curse and my biggest blessing,” San Francisco street photographer Jason Lee says. “I don’t claim to be the best photographer, or even a good photographer, but if I can make my dreams come true… then I think that anybody else can.”

Photos that make you feel like a teenager again

Vanessa Hollander and Wilson Philippe are Wiissa, a young film-and-photography duo and real-life couple who turned their hobby into a career. Their colorful and dreamy ‘60s- and ‘70s-inspired photography creates a nostalgic feel, and Vanessa says, “A lot of people tell us when they look at our photos that kind of makes them feel like they’re a teenager again.”

Cancer survivor conquers fear with photography

“It took a catalytic moment in my life to take my photography from a hobby to something I do every day,” Robin Macmillan says. The Canadian photographer was just 39 years old when she received the life-changing diagnosis of stage-2 breast cancer. “It was then I realized life is too short to not be following your passion.”