Think about a typical day. How early do you start using your phone or log into Facebook? First thing? What’s the last thing you do at night? Is it the same? Do you fall asleep with your iPad on your chest? Do you ever stop and think it’s all too much? As photographers we spend significant amounts of time “connected.” We have websites and blogs to update and read, pictures to edit, clients and vendors to connect with; and it’s all made easier by being constantly in touch. But there is a price that we’re paying for this connected lifestyle.
We struggle to focus on one task at a time. We check every notification that lights up our phone, even if we’re in the middle of a conversation with a real person. We go out to lunch with a friend or vendor and the phone sits face up on the table…as if