Sfiștofca, Delta Dunării. Octombrie 2012. Tristețe și mizerie. Și vodcă. Voicu are dreptate – fotografia ca poveste merită orice sacrificiu. Încă în așteptarea cărții despre atelierul de 7 zile în Deltă, cu Voicu și Cosmin.
“There is nothing worse than a sharp image of a fuzzy concept.” – Ansel Adams
Valetta, Malta – local pool championship. November 2011.
“A good photograph is knowing where to stand.” – Ansel Adams
Very often (too often, to my taste) I have been photographed and knew it. Now, once I feel myself observed by the lens, everything changes: I constitute myself in the process of “posing,” I instantaneously make another body for myself, I transform myself in advance into an image. This transformation is an active one: I…
“What the human eye observes causally and incuriously, the eye of the camera notes with relentless fidelity.” – Berenice Abbott
The first thing I found was this. What the Photograph reproduces to infinity has occurred only once: the Photograph mechanically repeats what could never be repeated existentially. In the Photograph, the event is never transcended for the sake of something else: the Photograph always leads the corpus I need back to the body I see;…
Photography can only represent the present. Once photographed, the subject becomes part of the past. -Berenice Abbott