A life without Meaning

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A souce of inspiration and diary For my actual photography see : http://joannecoates.co.uk

Documentary photography is becoming more illustrative as people become more familiar with photography’s limitations and vulnerabilities. Reality has always been interpreted through layers of manipulation, abstraction, and intervention. But now, it is very much on the surface. I like this honesty about its dishonesty. Every photograph has many truths and none. Photographs are ambiguous, no matter how seemingly scientific they appear to be. They are always subject to an uncontrollable context. This is a tired statement, but worth repeating.

Taryn Simon in an interview with the excellent critic and photography historian Geoffrey Batchen about her work for Museo magazine. (via greatleapsideways)

I have never found a companion that was so companionable as solitude. We are for the most part more lonely when we go abroad among men than when we stay in our chambers. A man thinking or working is always alone, let him be where he will.

—Henry David Thoreau (via h-o-r-n-g-r-y)

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