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Picture This: Seeing the world through photographer Koci Hernandez's iPhone




"For time and the world do not stand still. Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or the present are certain to miss the future." - John F. Kennedy
Richard "Koci" Hernandez
Sleep is the best meditation. ~Dalai Lama
Richard "Koci" Hernandez
"Searching is half the fun: life is much more manageable when thought of as a scavenger hunt as opposed to a surprise party." - Jimmy Buffett
Richard "Koci" Hernandez
“Places draw us to them for reasons beyond the feelings derived from the five senses...some deeper recognition is at work, felt through an unextinguishable animal sensibility.” - Peter & Alison Smithson
Richard "Koci" Hernandez
“Follow effective action with quiet reflection. From the quiet reflection will come even more effective action.” Peter F. Drucker (American Educator and Writer, b.1909)
Richard "Koci" Hernandez
"I think we are drawn to dogs because they are the uninhibited creatures we might be if we weren't certain we knew better." - George Bird
Richard "Koci" Hernandez
“Coming together is a beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is success.” Henry Ford
Richard "Koci" Hernandez
“An optimist is a person who sees only the lights in the picture, whereas a pessimist sees only the shadows. An idealist, however, is one who sees the light and the shadows, but in addition sees something else: the possibility of changing the picture, of making the lights prevail over the shadows.”
Richard "Koci" Hernandez
“Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.” - Soren Kierkegaard
Richard "Koci" Hernandez


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Time now for another installment of Picture This, our regular series of talks with photographers about their craft. This time we look at the world through the lens of an iPhone.

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If you're on the photo-sharing app Instagram, chances are you've come across the work of Richard Koci Hernandez. He has more than 160,000 followers and he's become something of an evangelist of a new form of "mobile social photography."

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Richard Koci Hernandez joins the show from UC Berkeley, where he teaches new media in the school of journalism.