Published in Docu Book Vol 4.
Best of Documentary & Street Photography
ISSN: 2814-9033
Digital publication (ebook)

Interview & Photographs: 

Tyler Henson

Tell about yourself a little bit… How did you become a photographer?

I prayed every night that God would show me my passion. Then one day my oldest brother started sending my twin and I pictures that he would take on his phone, they were into it way before I was. About 10 years ago this all happened. Initially, I was not interested in it, but my twin brother was, and he would go around taking pictures on his phone and show me and what not but still it was not something I really took to. Later, he had a friend who had two spare cameras and was willing to give them to him for twenty dollars, but still I had mine on my shelf and would tell it that it was going to do nothing but collect dust. Little did I know, all it took was one snowy night in December and the rest is history I have been taking pictures ever since. I thank God for answering my prayer because this is much deeper to me than a passion or hobby or just something I do; it is more so a way for me to get closer to God.

What has been the biggest lesson you have learned as a photographer?

I believe I have not learned my biggest lesson yet. But one thing…