"A photograph is not only an image (as a painting is an image), an interpretation of the real; it is also a trace, something directly stencilled off the real, like a footprint or a death mask."
Susan Sontag (1933- ); in New York Review of Books 23June, 1977
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just epitome of
contradiction, this beautiful wall of adamantine rock serves as a natural
barrier. But lo! While the deep green that mantles the range like a regal scarf
casts enchantment upon the eyes and sensations, and invites the mind with a
driving force to physically be there and move even beyond that, the high wall
sends a grave reverberation of its serious features and to that one is sure to
feel a deep sense of awe.
Very few insects are perhaps more beautiful than the
butterflies. The wings with all their colourful patterns do cast a magical
spell on the eyes that see them. When the early-morning dews cling to them they
look colourfully decked in exquisite pearls, and who can then fail to look at
them admiringly? File size: 3.30mb