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1,000 Words. A Forum in Provo.

by dav.d

1,000 Words is a new forum that will be an monthly event in Provo, Utah. Tuesday night was the inaugural event with 3 speakers who shared life changing moment in a photograph. The speakers included Seth Adam Smith, Melissa Sevy, Jenny Nichols. It was similar to a TedEX event, but it focus on one photograph that inspired or reflected their life’s activities. One was a viral blogger who writes about suicide. Another started non-profits to help women entrepreneurs in Uganda, and one is a videographer/photographer who works for conservation practices around the world.

Event photography for a new event

Event photography for a new event

Nu Skin supplied the location and even had on had a churro stand, videographers, and some time to network and socialize. It was a pretty cool event. If you missed it, they plan on this being a regular monthly event. The next event is August 28th.

Nu Skin played the location's host

Nu Skin played the location’s host

San Diablo was the churro vendor and the deep fried churros were particularly yummy. I enjoyed a Nutella and habañero flavored churro. It was tasty without the burn. Or I am desensitized to spicy food, do don’t trust me on the heat index.

They had San Diablo Churros on hand

They had San Diablo Churros on hand

Deep fried churro goodliness

Deep fried churro goodliness

A chance to network and socialize

A chance to network and socialize

They had Alexander on hand playing his own musical creations before hand. The doors opened at 6pm and the event started at 7pm. It was a chance to network and socialize.

A musician warms up the audience

A musician warms up the audience

There were a number of social media mavens on hand to share on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.

Excited social media mavens

Excited social media mavens

And there was the whole video crew from Nu Skin for the event. They had 3 cameras going to document the event. And I was the event photographer for the evening, yay!

Videographers a plenty

Videographers a plenty

Speaking about one photograph that changed their lives

Speaking about one photograph that changed their lives

1000 Words LIVE

1000 Words LIVE

The Audience

The Audience

A forum to share

A forum to share

1000 Words in one photograph

1000 Words in one photograph

This could be huge

This could be huge

The audience asks questions

The audience asks questions

A Q&A session afterwards

A Q&A session afterwards

The audience asks questions

The audience asks questions

Our three speakers

Our three speakers

Bloggers and social media mavens

Bloggers and social media mavens

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