National Geographic : 2015 Aug
YourShot.ngm.com VISIONS “I knew that this assignment would be difficult, that it would tax everyone’s ability to make pictures about the quality of transformation in the moment. But the rewards were stunning.” — Jim Richardson, National Geographic photographer EDITOR’S NOTE As the World Turns Assignment Transitions—between seasons, eras, places—are fleeting things to photograph. We asked to see yours. Karen Burke Enfield, Connecticut Burke moved in with her parents when her mother was diagnosed with dementia. After they returned from the hospital one afternoon, Burke observed a quiet moment of comfort. Matt Champlin Skaneateles, New York Rain followed snow one February day. Near his home, Champlin constructed a small snowman. As he prepared to take a portrait, its head rolled off and looked forlornly at the sky.