The Invented Eye – Edward Lucie-Smith

The Invented Eye
by Edward Lucie-Smith

1975 – Paddington Press LTD

Quotes

Page 6

“Sometimes, indeed, we think of photographs as having  kind of independent reality of their own, and not as being mere representations of reality.”

Page 7

“But the photograph is an image and not a description, not n approach to reality but in some sense a counterfeit of it, and this means that it alters our consciousness as well as adding to our knowledge of what is shown”

Page 9

“Eadweard Muybridge’s experiments with photographing animal locomotion revealed that the camera saw varieties of truth which the eye was incapable of perceiving”

to be continued – *on page 16*

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