These are the things to consider

If you love taking photos with your smartphone, it might make sense to get a dedicated camera. Smartphone cameras are getting better and better every year, and indeed they are good enough for most people in most situations (especially now that night mode is a thing, along with optical zoom…

A look at the current camera market of 2020

There’s a funny phenomenon in the world, an unintended effect where actionable results are actually impeded by over-abundance. Too many causes to care about any, too many goals to focus on one. If options were limited and choices were simple, maybe we’d finalize more decisions. …

(Texting on a November Day)

(This story sat unpublished for four years. I have decided to publish it, without editing.)

It’s 5pm on Wednesday in Oakland, CA and the sun is already setting. Jason is pacing around his apartment. He still isn’t hungry for lunch, having eaten a big breakfast around noon with too much…

Considering this career change

Failure is a dirty word in the United States. We tend to punish ourselves emotionally for feeling it, and I’m no exception. As an artist & writer for more than a decade, it’s not easy for me to accept that I have a very dull future, and I wonder how…

Why isn’t my life how I want it?

I’m speaking with a mentor about my life goals, habits and barriers, trying to get insight into why things aren’t exactly how I want them to be. She’s given me these questions (in reverse order):

Q: How do you feel 12 months from now, when you have successfully created your…

It’s not like I stopped writing. But after finishing the 5th draft of my novel, I sort of lost momentum. It wasn’t exactly writer’s block — more like disillusion, or just basic discouragement. I couldn’t get that book published (for a variety of reasons, mostly political and structural) and had…

Keith Telfeyan

Flâneur. keithtelfeyan.com | California — New York — Berlin

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