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"discussion of photography is dominated by the concept of time. Photographs appear as devices for stopping time and preserving fragments of the past, like flies in amber"
-Peter Wollen

As 2014 comes to a close we are reminded of the passing of time. Another year has slipped through our fingers like sand through the cracks. Yet the new year will come rushing in to provide us with trillions of new moments and beginnings. It seems fitting for this month's edition of TTL to discuss time and its relationship to photography.

Freeze Frame

"What I like about photographs is that they capture a moment that’s gone forever, impossible to reproduce.” 
-Karl Lagerfeld

The camera's shutter has the ability to violently seize a moment in time and fix it in place forever. This is a particularly useful tool that photographers can use to see things that happen too quickly for human perceptions to fully grasp. Thus, the viewer is given the opportunity to study, be moved, and be entertained by images that we would never experience without the assistance of a camera.

Sarah Pickering

Naoya Hatakeyama

Tabitha Soren

Henri Cartier-Bresson

Grand Time

What the Stars Said
We are crossing the lake of violent time,
singing a little void-song for courage.
Come out and join us, heart that is wounded,
eye that beholds.
-Michael Hannon

We are limited to perceive time under the confines of our shallow ability to process it. We can observe the effects of time during our lifetime but struggle to visualize time on a grander scale. With the aid of photography we are given greater ability to visualize not only the passing of time but the creations of time.

Sally Mann

Linda Connor

Chris McCaw

Joyce Tenneson


“All photographs are memento mori. To take a photograph is to participate in another person’s (or thing’s) mortality, vulnerability, mutability. Precisely by slicing out this moment and freezing it, all photographs testify to time’s relentless melt.” 
-Susan Sontag

Photographs are deaths of their own. Once a photograph is fixed, it is essentially dead. It can no longer grow. It contains no new possibilities. It is an ending. Then, time will instantly begin to work towards eradicating the photograph and provide a death to an already dead potentiality.

Sally Mann

Joel Peter Witkin

John Divola

Eric Baudelaire

A Fleeting Moment

“Taking pictures is savoring life intensely, every hundredth of a second.” 
-Marc Riboud

The hand, pencil, and paint were at one time our only way to counter the faults of our memory. Since the invention of photography we not only can beat our memories lapses, but we can partake in other people's memories. Those fleeting moments of love, triumph, and tranquility are no longer destined to slip into the ether. The human experience is memorialized in the photograph.

Elinor Carucci

Hannah Starkey

Nan Goldin

JH Engstrom

Recording Histories

“It is a cruel, ironical art, photography. The dragging of captured moments into the future; moments that should have been allowed to be evaporate into the past; should exist only in memories, glimpsed through the fog of events that came after. Photographs force us to see people before their future weighed them down....” 
-Kate Morton

Billions of people across the planet point a camera at a subject and record it. The sum of these seemingly infinite number of photographs could be stitched together to create a more vibrant, more powerful, and more tangible record of the history of our planet than any other medium. Photography has an inherent ability, or perhaps responsibility, to record the past, understand the present, and create the future.

Bill Henson

Song Dong

Ed Templeton

Cristina Garcia Rodero

My DailyDeviation selections of abstract and surreal photographs for the month of November. Thank you to all of the amazing artists for sharing your visions with us. And a special thanks to all of the people who make DD suggestions, I couldn't do this without all of your help and support.

Just because you're forgotten by Catosan

forest light II by BaxiaArt

Break Fast by Sei-Zako

Philosophy of  dream by leoatelier

society by golpista

criss cross by EintoeRn

the sun illusion by BlauBeerKuchen

untitled no. 987 by DorothySpaczek

iPhoneography   Valley by Gerald-Bostock

Dum-Dum Pao-Pao by Bibire

The Wheat, the Moon, and the Muse by Einsilbig

woods in blue by bowany

Aether by lomatic

Land 11 by Al-Baum

INSOMNIA by puken

Passage Of Seasons by UriahGallery

in black by leenik

Fire and ice by Phoenixstamatis


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joiedevivre89 Featured By Owner 1 day ago

I just want to say thank you for the DD, it was an unexpected christmas gift for me:)
justanothersomeone Featured By Owner 1 day ago  Student Photographer
You're most welcome! Merry Christmas!
DasGhul Featured By Owner Dec 12, 2014   General Artist



WE ARE THANK YOU!                                                 

thesadstork Featured By Owner Dec 11, 2014
thanks very much :)
AiniTolonen Featured By Owner Dec 10, 2014
Thank you so much for the DD, Westley! It made me enormously happy! :hug:
justanothersomeone Featured By Owner Dec 10, 2014  Student Photographer
I'm so glad! You're very welcome! :hug: You earned it!
AiniTolonen Featured By Owner Dec 15, 2014
analogphoto Featured By Owner Dec 9, 2014
Thank you very much !!
justanothersomeone Featured By Owner Dec 9, 2014  Student Photographer
You're most welcome! You deserve all the attention and praise.
Art2mys Featured By Owner Dec 6, 2014
Thank you so much for the DD Westley! :D
I'm Very touched by your attention :hug:
justanothersomeone Featured By Owner Dec 7, 2014  Student Photographer
You're most welcome :D
Art2mys Featured By Owner Dec 8, 2014
HeleneLumiere Featured By Owner Dec 4, 2014
Thank you! :aww:
justanothersomeone Featured By Owner Dec 4, 2014  Student Photographer
You're welcome! Thank you for sharing your wonderful work with us!
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