Writing/Essay/Journal
About creating his art, photographer John Largaespada says that reality is “too harsh” and “it needs a little sweetening up.” He uses humor to do this. How do you view reality or the world around you? Do you tend to be more positive about life or negative? When you are in an uncomfortable situation, do you use humor to lighten the mood?

Activity
Largaespada uses models in his work and he tries to capture them “…in the midst of emotion – not trying to express emotion.” Create your own piece of art that captures someone in the midst of emotion.