At that moment the world before me seemed entirely sufficient to itself, so strikingly beautiful just as it was that any alteration I could have made in my presentation of it, even something as subtle as the removal of color, would have only felt like a falsification. All there was to be done was to be as true to the scene as I could be.Read More
Some reflections on a recent walk, on new directions, and other assorted ramblingsRead More
11/27/2018 - 10:41AM
There is always something that I can never capture in a photograph. The remainder which is never contained in the work. The essence of the matter. The lived experience. A photograph is at best a kind of murky window with which to gesture toward the truth of the experience, a truth which lies always outside the limits of the reproduction. A good photograph is a clearer window.
By throwing us into that realm between the familiar and unfamiliar we are called to reconsider, to re-encounter our once-familiar world. The monochrome landscape calls not simply to be experienced as a picturesque color scene might be, but to be considered, contemplated, encountered in a deeper manner.Read More