No matter what someone’s idiosyncratic taste in photography might be, the general phrase that a photos worth a thousand words remains prevalent no matter what the style of photography might be. Even if the photo is an extremely abstract and avant-garde piece of expression, all of us can still find meaning through that work, regardless of what that meaning is.
Diving deeper into photography and the limits of representation, check out the video above from the AA School of Architecture. The video features a talk from Stephen Shore, an American photographer acknowledged for his images of hackneyed scenes and objects in the United States, and for his pioneering use of color in art photography. Check it out!