The image is an essential element of how we experience the world.

The image is an essential element of how we experience the world.

Hello😀! It is Sunday morning in Warsaw where I am now. Let’s open this day with a beautiful quote from Aaron Siskind, an American photographer who said: “Photography is a way of feeling, of touching, of loving. What you have caught on film is captured forever… It remembers little things, long after you have forgotten everything.

I have to tell you – it is a very true sentence! I often witness how photos remind us, and my clients about things we forgot, but once we see them right in front of our eyes, memories come back! And we can return to our most important moments.

And how about you – do you keep photos you made time ago? If yes, why keeping photos is important to you? 

Do Raniszewska

The image is an essential element of how we experience the world.

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making a self-portrait

On Self-Portrait

Self-portraits are a way to look at yourself from the outside in.

The process of making a self-portrait, which includes posing and snapping the picture, is a way of getting to know yourself, to make contact, to express yourself. It’s a pursuit, examination and attempts to understand what we’re made of. It’s the beginning of a continuous internal dialog, a way to uncover your secrets and become a friend to yourself.

The most important meeting in your life – the one with yourself.

self-portrait by Do Raniszewska

10.05.2018

Excerpts from my book ONE IMAGE – MANY WORDS and from my article on Self-Portrait publish on Points of You website for Points of You

All text and photos on this website are © Copyright 2018 by Dorota Raniszewska; All Rights Reserved

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