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Nick Zator

MUSINGS OF A HUMAN PERSON. photographer, designer & creative. founder of: @wabi.sabi.collective 📍 vancouver, bc 👇 rates & booking information

https://www.nickzator.com/blog/i-quit-my-job-i-m-terrified-but-i-love-it

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Don't forget to find joy in the little things... or big things, trees aren't really that little... you know what I mean. 🌲 🌲 🌲 human: @wendy.shep

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Magical moss wonderland.

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"This picture means a damn lot to me." words by @wendy.shep • This is all I need to hear after having made a photo. Thank-you Wendy for being so beautifully yourself and for loving the moss that covers the forest floor and the lichen that clings to the tree branches more than any human on earth I know. 🌲❤️🌲

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"Photography is a form of time travel" - Neil deGrasse Tyson The process of moving to a new home is always an interesting one... I always find myself sitting on the floor leaning over boxes full of old projects, ideas and passions, many of them forgotten and left behind. And recently I found myself digging through stacks of old film photos. As I flipped from photo to photo I began to relive memories and emotions long forgotten, stored away in the dim recesses of my mind. It's insane how quickly a photograph can transport you back in time. For me, I travelled back to a beautiful summer weekend spent at The Gorge, wrangling a tent in the howling wind, cooling off in the river, taking long naps on the hot sand and watching my favourite band of all time Arcade Fire. It is a beautiful tragedy that most of the photos we take are simply stored away in old boxes or catalogued on backup hard drives, never to be relived again. I encourage you to scroll back a few years in your phone's photo album and relive a few moments. What's one memory you relived? I'd love to hear your time travel experience. 📷 Photo taken in 2014 in a beautiful old apartment on Trimble. Just another one of those time travel memories 📷

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This is the first year I've been able to garden and I might be going a little overboard. But it makes me so happy to pull things out of the ground that I've grown from seed.

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for me the fear of success is often more paralysing than the fear of failure. thoughts?

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The never ending search for good light. ⛅☀️🌞

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"Tomorrow is another day. Not just any day, but it is a day. It will get here, there's no question, and the important thing to remember is that this simulation is a good one. It's believable, it's tactile. You can reach out.. things are solid. You can move objects from one area to another. You can feel your body. You can say, "I'd like to go over to that location," and you can move this mass of molecules through the air over to another location, at will. THAT'S SOMETHING YOU LIVE INSIDE OF EVERYDAY." - Reggie Watts • human: @wendy.shep

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"Feel not as though it is a sphere we live on rather an infinite PLANE which has the illusion of leading yourself back to the point of origin. Once we understand that all the spheres in the sky are just large infinite planes, it will be PLAIN to see..." - Reggie Watts • human: @wendy.shep with the unintentional quirky model hands.

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I've been watching Vine compilations on YouTube in my free time recently... Not sure why. Maybe I'm just passively distracting myself from actually taking action on my life.

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GIRL: Self-sabatoge will get you nowhere closer to your goals. BOY: I know... GIRL: You need to learn to value yourself, your ideas, and what you create. BOY: I know... GIRL: You say, you "know", but do you? BOY: I don't know... I'm lost. GIRL: I know... me too. #grammastersnorth

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old // new

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and even though she runs away from the camera i still love her ❤️

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i hold on tightly to the places that mean the most to me. it is in these places that i find myself; in the silent whispers of the trees as they creak in the subtle breeze, the gentle raindrops as they splash life onto the forest floor. it is in these places where i find peace, joy, gratitude and unconditional love. holding on tightly to these places keeps me grounded in what matters most. #standupforparks - human: @gidgitsymons #grammastersnorth

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sand between my toes. // @sheakate_

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