The photographic image, whether moving or still, helps define the culture of a particular place and time. Our imagery documents experiences, expresses political attitudes, embodies fashion trends and explores emotions — providing a literal and figurative snapshot of society. These images are not only reacting to the world around them, they also have the potential to change it. In a world where social media is more and more image-driven, each generation of image-makers builds their own visual culture, directing our attention toward new ideas and new ways of seeing. The work that comprises the graduating exhibition from the Photography department at FIT is a microcosm of the larger photographic universe.