My favourite "Camera Lucida" quotes

There is nothing like philosophy to open up the conscience, or at least the eyes. Camera Lucida, the book on photography by philosopher Roland Barthes, is a classic amongst the classic books that every photographer (and art lover) might read to understand his/her unconscious attraction to photography.

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Art Nouveau and the 19th century explorers

I have always been fascinated by exploration stories. I remember my History classes on Egypt and the Pharaohs when I was 10. As books did at that time, I was totally absorbed by such incredible discoveries about these ancient people that erected beauty as a state ornament.

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All cats are grey in the dark

I love the night. Night is not about darkness, on the contrary, it is about light and about contrasts. The lights in the city shine as if they were stars. This otherworldy atmosphere is proper to dreams.

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