When I saw the photo I felt very sad. I looked through my photos and I did not see anything as compelling. I couldn’t help thinking, what is the purpose of photography? Perhaps, the words by Eli Siegel helped me a little bit:

The purpose of photography, as of all art, is to use a specific object to see the meaning of the world with. The world is repellent and sad, and it is also attractive…

Posted in: Popular Photos on July 8th, 2007. Trackback URI

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