Evolution: A Story in Pictures

Ah, the heartache in revealing the genesis of a completed photo . . . I’ve always believed you lose a ‘certain something’ in revealing a photo’s origin; somehow, a little wonder is lost – this special, completed, object loses its mystique. Utterly quotidian now, it’s no longer seen as the result of any secret ability, or a magical, recognized moment. Instead, it’s the culmination of steps and missteps, effort and imagination. It becomes . . . ordinary.

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