Monthly Archives: June 2011

contingency

Photography, for me, aims at the ephemeral. There is endless motion in the world, its causes infinite. And yet there are the chaotic streams and eddies that build up our life in the world. A photograph stops a moment of … Continue reading

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being ready

“Any photograph has multiple meanings; indeed, to see something in the form of a photograph is to encounter a potential object of fascination. The ultimate wisdom of the photographic image is to say: ‘There is the surface. Now think—or rather … Continue reading

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something missing

Last week I went out to a conservancy area near here for a short walk. It was one of the first warm, sunny days we’ve had this spring. It was pleasant, although I misjudged my time and had to leave … Continue reading

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