"Intensity is never to be found in excess,

Sep 10, 2019,08:04 AM
 

of course; it is never flamboyant in its manifestations. Important photographs are invisible to anyone in a hurry. The fact is that we no longer know how to look properly. We process an average of 25 images a second. But which of us spends 25 seconds looking at a single image?" by Bernard Cuau





The above quote is from the introduction to "Josef Koudelka - Photofile" by Bernard Cuau (1935-1995), born in Boulogne-sur-Seinein, he was a member of the editorial board of the magazine Les Temps modernes, a lawyer, journalist, and film critic. 

Casey

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 By: berlin90 : September 10th, 2019-09:04
a very apt quote.....and one I had not seen, thank you!!!

Thank you berlin90...

 
 By: cshimokita : September 10th, 2019-15:25
That quote was shared with me on social media by a good friend and fellow photographer... he graciously agreed when I asked him if I could use it. Obviously the book looks very interesting... Casey

Very cool photo...

 
 By: mdg : September 10th, 2019-12:56
looks like an alien world...the lens flare actually adds to the ‘feel.’

Thank you mdg...

 
 By: cshimokita : September 10th, 2019-15:36
The photo was taken when I was working at a residential group home in Alberta, Canada. We had taken the kids for a couple of days hike and overnight at a remote cabin in the mountains south of Calgary. The camera was the Pentax Spotmatic F using Kodachrom... 

Thanks Nico...

 
 By: cshimokita : September 10th, 2019-15:37
passion always shows... Casey

That is a brilliant quote

 
 By: ChristianDK : September 11th, 2019-03:37
very insightfull!

+1

 
 By: cshimokita : September 11th, 2019-07:28
Casey...

Game of Thrones!

 
 By: DruidPadj : September 11th, 2019-14:20
Sort of. Sweet!

I don't have cable, so I haven't seen Game of Thrones...

 
 By: cshimokita : September 11th, 2019-14:28
the connection eludes me ; ) Casey

There was a giant ice wall and a huge snowy expanse north of it where Wildlings lived.

 
 By: DruidPadj : September 11th, 2019-15:54
It was central to the plot. Your photo reminded me of numerous episodes showing the wall and people looking like ants as they approached it.

Thanks ;)

 
 By: cshimokita : September 11th, 2019-17:13
I haven't seen any US TV for years... except during flights or short visits, and even then not much... rather watch the sunset and talk. Can't say that I miss it. When I lived in LA we use to go to the movies every week, now maybe once a year. Casey