…photography, from being merely another way of procuring or making images of things already seen by our eyes, has become a means of ocular awareness of things that our eyes can never see directly… it has effected a very complete revolution in the ways we use our eyes and… in the kinds of things our minds permit our eyes to tell us.

Prints and Visual Communication, 1953, p. 134

World History of Photography by Naomi Rosenblum

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