Himalayan Photo Shoot
All my life I’ve searched for him – elusive, different, nearly extinct, magnificent.
Click. Upload. Now he’s poised on the snow-covered ledge above me.
Click. Upload. His sturdy body, with grey rosette spots, is framed by an impossibly blue sky.
Click. Upload. He crouches, preparing to jump. I await my masterpiece – this proud and glorious creature leaping into eternity.
Click. Upload. He launches himself into space. I capture his blue eyes, the avalanche tumbling behind him, his fear. He sees no fear in me. Soon we will both be swallowed up. But these photographs will bring us immortality.
Click. Upload. Click …