A Picture is Worth A Thousand Words

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A picture is worth a thousand words.'In this fast-paced world, where the emphasis is on immediacy, a still photograph stops time. It gives the viewer a moment to think, to react, to feel' - Renee Byer.Renee is a photographer. She has travelled around the world, taking 'in the moment' shots of what she sees. Speaking at a TEDx talk in 2009, Renee presents a slide show of some of her photos.They are beautiful, startling, heart-breaking and a fantastic reminder of how quickly life can fly past us. Renee's pictures manage to capture the striking beauty - and at times ugliness - of life; the whole package is there. It's certainly got me thinking about picking up a camera more often...