What’s in a photograph?


‘a picture is worth a thousand words a picture.’


Here Ian Bogost riffs on photographs through the lens — buh dum tiss — of Garry Winogrand’s work:

Seeing Things from Ian Bogost on Vimeo.


Garry Winogrand is one of my favorite photographers; he captures life as it is, precisely because he is not interested in premeditated, composed work — no framing, just taking pictures.















The Flip

Is there a better way to capture the human event apart from cataloging with exposures of light?




The zoo is understood entirely with one simple photograph, not because of excessive thought behind the image itself, but despite it; it is known because it is the zoo, nothing more.



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