dorofoto: I longed to arrest all beauty that came before me, and at length the longing has been satisfied
dorofoto: You can only see what you are ready to see—what mirrors your mind at that particular time
dorofoto: I photograph to find out what something will look like photographed
dorofoto: You can photograph anything now
dorofoto: I’m always mentally photographing everything as practice
dorofoto: It is no accident that the photographer becomes a photographer any more than the lion tamer becomes a lion tamer
dorofoto: The camera is a fluid way of encountering that other reality
dorofoto: In case of photography the number of possibilities is not finite but infinite
dorofoto: Life itself is not the reality, we are the ones who put life into stones and pebbles
dorofoto: We can find only bits and pieces of clues
dorofoto: For Baudelaire photography was painting’s “mortal enemy”
dorofoto: With photography eclecticism has no limits
dorofoto: “Awaiting the proper moment”
dorofoto: Life is not about significant details
dorofoto: Extracting analogies from the most dissimilar things
dorofoto: Viewing reality as an endless set of situations
dorofoto: A photograph is a trace like a footprint or a death mask
dorofoto: The quiddity of an object
dorofoto: Transforming the present into the past and the past into pastness
dorofoto: Taking the temperature of the present
dorofoto: The meaning is the use for each photograph
dorofoto: Each photograph is only a fragment
dorofoto: Aesthetic double standards
dorofoto: The camera can be lenient, but is also expert at being cruel
dorofoto: The real has a pathos
dorofoto: Certain conventions of beauty get used up while others remain
dorofoto: A subjective habit
dorofoto: Reality has always been interpreted through the reports given by images
dorofoto: Participation and alienation in our own lives and those of others
dorofoto: Photography, which has so many narcissistic uses, is also a powerful instrument for depersonalizing our relation to the world