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Street photography is 99.9 percent about failure. So often I feel defeated by the street. I sometimes find, however, that if I keep walking, keep looking, and keep pushing myself, eventually something interesting will happen. Every once in a while, at the end of the day, when I’m most exhausted and hungry, something—a shaft of light, an unexpected gesture, an odd juxtaposition— suddenly reveals a photograph. It’s almost as if I had to go through all those hours of frustration and failure in order to get to the place where I could finally see that singular moment at day’s end.
How you collaborate with the world may help you eventually uncover the central metaphor of a book or project. While working on Violet Isle, the most common creature I found in Cuban menageries was the bird. I love the complex and resonant questions this raises: of all the creatures, why are birds the most popular animal in Cuban menageries? Does this hint at some kind of longing for flight in a country where few people are allowed to travel? Over the years, I’ve learned that the more questions a particular image evokes, the richer the metaphor will ultimately be.
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THE PASSING OF THE REVISIONS TO THE COPYRIGHT ACT IN THE USA, HAD DISASTROUS CONSEQUENCES FOR BILL STETTNER AND HIS CO-CAMPAIGNERS.
A well-known personality in the field of photography, André Kertész was known for his unique sense of style of the portrayal of the objects of our everyday life.