Samsung Mobile Press

Voices of Galaxy: Meet the Veteran using Photography to Empower Creative Expression Through Smartphones

June 29, 2022

Photographer Brent Hall opens up about the powerful impact photography has had on his life and how anyone with a smartphone can tap into their creative potential, too.

Voices of Galaxy spotlights people who use their passion, creativity, and determination along with technology to make a positive impact on their own lives and their communities.

When photographer Brent Hall was medically discharged from the U.S Navy in 2006 he found himself in the throes of PTSD and depression. He moved back to New Mexico and quickly realized that the more he grabbed his camera and took off in nature, the more he reconnected with himself and started to feel better. Today, Brent’s experience recognizing the therapeutic power of creative expression helps inspire nearly 85,000 people, including other veterans, who subscribe to his YouTube channel for approachable photography tips—like how to take incredible images on Galaxy smartphones. This is the story of Galaxy user Brent Hall, who along with his wife and creative partner, Brittany, has a simple yet powerful message for people everywhere: Creativity can always open up positive experiences, and the best camera is the one you have on you!