LOOKING OUT AND LOOKING IN: WINDOWS, DOORWAYS, ARCHWAYS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Windows, doorways and archways are mysterious and ambiguous. They are frames, whose content causes the photographer and the viewer to wonder and to imagine what might be contained and what might be revealed beyond the frame. Whether one looks  in or looks out,  it is the mystery  of what is unconsciously  imagined  and ultimately consciously  revealed, that give  personal meaning to a particular photograph. This "Unconscious Level of Seeing"  creates   unique thoughts  and  feelings that are projected into the frame. We consciously see the ornamental and formal properties of a window or a doorway or an archway.  Imagination then creates its own unique story from which  memories,  feelings and emotions emerge.

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