Setting Sun – Quotes – Part Two

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MEDIA Introduction ‘In postwar Japan, the photograph in its truest form is widely understood to be a reproduction imprint. It might almost be said that the fine-art photograph on the gallery wall is antithetical to how Japanese photography has developed over the past fifty years as strictly printed matter. The roots of this phenomenon are twofold. Photography [and the fine …

Setting Sun – Quotes – Part One

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Quotes and notes: INTRODUCTION Anne Wilkes Tucker Daido Moriyama states that photography is ‘ .. not a social business, but personal work’. (pg 18) Tucker comments: ‘There is no separation between what is photographed and the self. The photographer connects them by the desire to be connected’. (pg 18) ‘Kimura and Domon believed a photographer could achieve a certain objectivity …