On Taking Shortcuts

As in, why do I need to carry all this gear? Why do I have to set up a light? Why is this such a painstakingly difficult craft to grab a hold of? Right on the box the damn camera came in it says it’s all automatic and has 45 million pixels. Aren’t they like fairy dust? You sprinkle them on the picture, and it opens like a resplendent flower, dripping with enchantment, yea, even rapture, not to mention saturated colors. And I just go “click”? No assembly required!

Shortcuts. The easy way. When you’re driving to location, try one. Might save you time. Call in the coffee order on the app so you can spin in and out of the Starbucks ...

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