This picture is so quintessentially now
October 9, 2013
It is both familiar and utterly alien: a momentary grab of something trivial (sport?) that nevertheless manages to encapsulate the other-worldly technology, the rampant capitalism and the heroic derring-do of our age.
A rare instant (these digital days) of genuine photographic truth.
I cannot remember when last I stared at a photo for so long…