This article was originally only available to subscribers of On Landscape—an excellent British photography publication. The article is reproduced here with permission. I am a regular contributor to On Landscape and highly recommend subscribing to it for the consistently excellent quality of content they offers each month. Photography’s potential as a great image-maker and communicator... Continue Reading →
Reality vs. Subjective Experience
This incessant interplay between cognition and feelings [...] produces what we call consciousness. There obviously is a different feel to a wave of intense emotion versus an abstract thought, but each conscious form is an experience that gives us a unique perception of reality. The pattern in which these various conscious forms come in and... Continue Reading →
The Implicit Contract
I believe that such an implicit contract in photography exists (or should exist) only in some contexts, and that there is no such contract that applies unequivocally to all photographs, and certainly not to all art.