Butterflies

“When we define the Photograph as a motionless image, this does not mean only that the figures it represents do not move; it means that they do not emerge, do not leave: they are anesthetized and fastened down, like butterflies.”

– Roland Barthes, Camera Lucida: Reflections on Photography

A quote I slowly repeat to myself as a mantra, as I flick through old pictures, and dream of a future not yet on print.

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