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Photography is the opposite of understanding

July 23, 2011

images anesthetize[2]

Photography implies that we know about the world if we accept it as the camera records it.  But this is the opposite of understanding, which starts from not accepting the world as it looks.”[3]


[2] 20 Sontag, Susan (1977) On Photography. Penguin Books:London.

[3] 23 Sontag, Susan (1977) On Photography. Penguin Books:London.

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