Of his layoff, Hodgson wrote in an email, “I’m not one to dwell on things that are outside of my control. So, I immediately took the change as an opportunity for me to start my own business and to keep growing as a photographer.”
Lewis says he’s grateful that each of those let go has been gracious and forgiving.
“To see them succeed, and to see them treat the situation with grace…,” he begins but doesn’t complete his thought.
Instead, he stills his frame and inhales deeply.
“We have to make these decisions, and you have to try interesting things,” he says after a minute, “and you have to fail sometimes. I’m just trying to learn from it.”