Why Should I Write? I’m A Photographer, Dammit.

Joerg Colberg tells you why.

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“Unless I told you you’re looking at my mother, I’d be foolish to assume you’d know that. Seen that way, photography actually is a very limited and problematic medium, which is, I’d argue, the only reason why it can be art: it looks like it is telling you a lot, but in reality, it isn’t.”

http://onwardphoto.org/blog/how-to-write-about-your-photographs-q-a-with-jorg-colberg/?utm_campaign=cs_howtowrite&utm_medium=forum&utm_source=large_format&hvid=2AZ6Uq

“Don’t approach writing about your photographs by making them first, and then getting to writing about them. That’s not a good idea. Instead, take photographs and write. Look at what you have, both in terms of pictures and of writing, and see what works. Constantly re-evaluate what you have.”

http://cphmag.com/how-to-write/

 

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