In The Ongoing Moment, Dyer asserts that a good photograph should look forward to the future of its subject. Thus, when we are old we should be able to gaze upon a portrait of ourselves from years ago and in it see intimations of the person we have become.
The Ongoing Moment by Geoff Dyer
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How long can a coincidence extend before it ceases to be one?