• 28.10.1952 - 06.09.1952

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In photography, I can never deny that the thing has been there. There is a superimposition here: of reality and of the past.

Camera Lucida : chapter 32_ ‘THAT-HAS-BEEN’

Roland Barthes

For once, photography gave me a sentiment as certain as remembrance, just as Proust experienced it one day when, leaning over take to off his boots, there suddenly came to him his grandmother’s true face, ‘whose living reality I was experiencing for the first time, in an involuntary and complete memory.’                                                     

Camera Lucida : chapter 28_ The Winter Garden Photograph

Roland Barthes