Make It Mean Something

Today I will talk about an odd situation I have encountered. I want to take more photos. However, I have been spending a lot of time looking at my photos and at other people’s collections and I’ve noticed that there are far too many photos that don’t speak. Photos that don’t say anything at all about the world, or about humanity, or about anything at all. I have photos of flowers and buildings and signs and mailboxes and grass and clouds and trees and basketball rims. And they don’t tell a story, they don’t reveal anything about me or anyone else. Perhaps this is misguided, because sometimes a close-up of a flower can be used to add some fine texture […]