Ikigai | A Reason for being
Ikigai (生き甲斐) is a Japanese concept that means "a reason for being." The word "ikigai" is usually used to indicate the source of value in one's life or the things that make one's life worthwhile.

A selection of images taken over a three year period showing the nuances and insight to the Japanese way of life.
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A lot of photographers think that if they buy a better camera they’ll be able to take better photographs. A better camera won’t do a thing for you if you don’t have anything in your head or in your heart.
Arnold Newman