Impressive Camera Obscura quotations

Camera obscura quote Life is like a camera focus on whats important and youll capture it perfectly.

Life is like a camera focus on whats important and youll capture it perfectly.

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Carl Jung called this his shadow work.

He said we never see others. Instead we see only aspects of ourselves that fall over them. Shadows. Projections. Our associations.

During photography's first decades, exposure times were quite long.

.. So, similar to the drawings produced with the help of a camera obscura, which depicted reality as static and immobile, early photographs represented the world as stable, eternal, unshakable.

Camera obscura quote Life is like a camera. Focus on what is important, capture the good times, devel

Life is like a camera. Focus on what is important, capture the good times, develop from the negatives and if thing don't work out, take another shot.

Rape is a crime against sleep and memory;

it's afterimage imprints itself like an irreversible negative from the camera obscura of dreams.

I'd like my coffin to be a camera obscura so I can see what's going on outside.

If in all ideology men and their circumstances appear upside-down as in a camera obscura, this phenomenon arises just as much from their historical life-process as the inversion of objects on the retina does from the physical life-process.

Camera obscura quote No matter how sophisticated the camera, the photographer is still the one that m

No matter how sophisticated the camera, the photographer is still the one that makes the picture.

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Creation rather than painting, or if painting, yet such, and with such co-presence of the whole picture flash'd at once upon the eye, as the sun paints in a camera obscura. (Describing his poetic ideal, 1817)

Memory works like the collection glass in the Camera obscura: it gathers everything together and therewith produces a far more beautiful picture than was present originally.

Maybe the only thing each of us can see is our own shadow.

Carl Jung called this his shadow work. He said we never see others. Instead we see only aspects of ourselves that fall over them. Shadows. Projections. Our associations. The same way old painters would sit in a tiny dark room and trace the image of what stood outside a tiny window, in the bright sunlight. The camera obscura. Not the exact image, but everything reversed or upside down.

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