LICP Discussion on “Evanescence” and “Confluence”
What are the defining aspects of creative photography?...a wide-
An interesting comment by Phyllis Goodfriend posed the thought that all fine art photographs involve “evanescence” because they all, by their very nature, capture a precise moment that will never be repeated quite the same way ever again…food for thought.
I added that another crucial aspect of photography: “confluence,” which is the alignment or coming together of things at the same time or place. I have found that to be the most important visual tool in composing my own images.
It was concluded by the close of our discussion that the combination of “light, evanescence and confluence” were critical ingredients in the magical alchemy within the fine art of photography.
Quote of the month: ““Photographers deal in things which are continually vanishing and when they have vanished there is no contrivance on earth which can make them come back again.”
― Henri Cartier-