Luc Dewaele, dagboek

Over fotografie en leven.

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Art for beginners and haters (1).

Art has many appearances and parasites.

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P.s. Life is simple. Wait for light.

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P.s. Life is simple. Long for springtime.

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P.s. Life is simple. Avoid chaos and find some transparency.

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P.s. Life is simple. Don’t make any pictures during holidays. Prepare your Lightroom-lessons.

P.s. really no idea why, but I was thinking of ‘teachers’ who crossed my path in Luca School of Arts, Brussels. They disappeared somehow.

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‘The single story creates stereotypes, and the problem with stereotypes is not that they are untrue, but that they are incomplete. They make one story become the only story.’ Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

P.s. According to you, what’s the story of this picture?

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 Every photograph is a battle of form versus content. The good ones are on the border of failure.

Winogrand

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BXL. Trains and art. (And thinking of false artists A. Conrad, G. Goiris, M. Vanvolsem and their poor ambassadors, whose names I’ll remember soon)

 

A photographer surviving the flu.

(I left the camera alone for a while)

Yesterday’s diary again.

(a rectangular journey)

 

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(Railways, heading to Antwerp)

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(Old School Zoo of Antwerp)

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(Moms come in all shapes and sizes  – the zoo)

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(All shapes & sizes – in front of the zoo)

Sunday musing

“It is difficult to get a man to understand something, when his salary depends on his not understanding it.”  Upton Sinclair

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Talking about being naive.

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(Lately I was thinking about some final judgement by a young art ‘teacher’, concerning my pictures. She said my pictures were ‘flat’. I asked what she meant. These pictures have no ‘depth’. I asked again, not satisfied by this definition. Irritated she said: ‘No depth means these pictures are flat’. That day, about 5 years ago, I became aware that art/photography teachers are not really interested in art or photography. I’ll tell you within another 5 years what they are really interested in. Let start by tagging them….)

Talking about clichés.

The biggest cliche in photography is sunrise and sunset. – Catherine Opie

And autumn.

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Essentials of art education.

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(About covering walls and hiding double standards of half-tranparency)

 

Flemish towns to avoid (152)

(Plus : I learned how to fix a flat tyre)

Unique Abstract Painting Technique.

(The chicken’s tankard, in close up – no deeper concept required)

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No more heroes.

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Flemish towns to avoid (151)

As the language or vocabulary of photography has been extended, the emphasis of meaning has shifted, shifted from what the world looks like to what we feel about the world and what we want the world to mean.

Aaron Siskind

 

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(Former) Flemish towns to avoid (149)

(My spare/square time in Wervique-Sud)

I was just wondering exactly how you can get unbaptized….

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