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XINJIANG FOREST (2006)


CITATIONS DIALOGUE

I sent the first image of this gallery, as a New Year’s e-card, including this citation from a book I was reading at the time. “Travels in the scriptorium” by Paul Auster:

“The pictures do not lie, but neither do they tell the whole story.”

There was one particular thought provoking response that had a blend of a former teacher advise and a caustic sense of humor. Owen Butler, photographer and Senior Professor at RIT, wrote:

“Be careful of sharp instruments,
"... iron clad rules often rust " / w.e. Smith”

Next New Year’s e-card included a Minor White's citation:

“When gifts are given to me through my camera, I accept them graciously.”

Julio de Matos
May, 20th 2009


Owen Butler, studied with Minor White and Ralph Hattersley. Some of his friends: W. Eugene Smith, André Kertész, and David Vestal.


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