The Faith Behind ‘Pilgrim Shelter’

Life doesn’t always go the way we may expect. Sometimes, neither does the direction of a blog.

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On Art, Truth, and Meaning: Considerations on ‘The Amateur Photographer’

“The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance.” – Aristotle

I was talking with a friend some time ago about photography and the process of finding meaning in and through this medium. She asked which comes first in the process for me: do I take the photo first and find meaning after looking at it? Or do I search for meaning and then try to find a photo opportunity that fits that meaning?

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