Photography, as everyone knows, means “writing with light.” What Niépce and Daguerre started out doing almost two centuries ago, and what a billion people today do with their mobile phones. But as for myself, I’m almost more sensitive to light than to what it illuminates. To the point that I almost avoid using a flash, and I often will refuse to shoot an interesting subject if the lighting doesn’t bring it to the fore.
This article is reserved for subscribed members only. If you are already a member, you can log in here below.
Subscribe for full access to The Eye of Photography archives!
That’s thousands of images and articles, documenting the history of the medium of photography and its evolution during the last decade, through a unique daily journal. Explore how photography, as an art and as a social phenomenon, continue to define our experience of the world. Two offers are available.
Subscribe either monthly for $5 or annually for $50 (2 months offered).