17 February 2013
The photographer discloses a moment...
From the facial expression we assume this picture was taken unbeknownst to her. What we like about this photo? It captures an intimate unposed moment which is gone forever, impossible to reproduce.. Click on picture to enlarge. Image: Barbara von Enger in Milan Via
To take a photograph is to participate in another person’s (or thing’s) mortality, vulnerability, mutability. Precisely by slicing out this moment and freezing it, all photographs testify to time’s relentless melt - Susan Sontag.