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  1. Looking at others looking at you—and feeling able to control that gaze, even for a moment—feels like catching that glance of the you behind the you, at last.

    Culture
  2. “…if I got up and raised my trigger finger to the shutter I would be stealing part of Abohane’s soul and chipping away at my own” –Mary Turner on the photo she didn’t take.

    Photography
  3. In many ways, we’re no longer taking photos at all. We’re viewing, and reviewing, life through a viewfinder.

    Culture
  4. Give me a few precious photographs, a few minutes of grainy film and I will treasure them and hold them dear. Give me one terabyte of images and films and I will care not at all.

    Photography
  5. …while writing appears to bring people and places back to life again, photography is about recording landscapes and settlements before they disappear. Through this chemistry of word and image, absence and presence are conjured into being.

    Landscape
  6. Documentary is not a word used to describe scenes in which you ask family, such as cousins, lovers, friends or fixers and others in your employ to act as props and set things up for you as they might occur in real life. Documentary means waiting for it to occur in real life.

    Current Events