The Decisive Moment

The Decisive Moment

"Above and beyond his many iconic photographs, [Henri Cartier-Bresson's] use of a simple phrase transcended into holy verse in the context of photography: the decisive moment."
(GUP Magazine, 2015)
Selfie-Obsession

Selfie-Obsession

"What I find interesting is all the attention that various organized media are heaping towards selfies, repeating ad nauseam the fact that the Oxford dictionary named ‘selfie’ their word of the year. Who gives a shit?"
(GUP Magazine, 2013)
Horizon Destination

Horizon Destination

“This wanting, this hole in the soul of our being, is one of the great defining features of the human condition. And images capitalise on it, exacerbate it. They feed us with more desires before we even know we’ve consumed them.”
(GUP Magazine, 2013)
Pause Transition

Pause Transition

"Pre-packaged with the camera’s ability to freeze life mid-sentence is also our implicit allowance to sacrifice the entirety of the experience to its souvenir."
(GUP Magazine, 2012)
The Desire to Keep

The Desire to Keep

"Which is the greater loss: The loss of the photo I did not take, or the loss of the moment while wishing that I was taking a photo?"
(GUP Magazine, 2012)
On Ruin and Loss

On Ruin and Loss

"Ruin and loss are inevitable, and it’s not the worst thing that can happen."
—Katherine Oktober Matthews (GUP Magazine)
On Immortality

On Immortality

"Our entire waking lives, we can only know the contents of our own minds, our own bodies. We can never be certain of our existence, of our place in the world, until we see it reflected by others."
(GUP Magazine, 2011)
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