Friday, October 29, 2010

Thin-slicing (via 3qd)

Donald Kuspit at Artnet asks what it is to take a great photograph:
It has to do with that ”critical part of rapid cognition known as thin-slicing” -- ”the ability of our unconscious to find patterns in situations and behaviors based on very narrow slices of experience” -- those thin slices of experience we call photographs.
Read the full article here (via the indomitable 3QuarksDaily)

Weegee, Onlookers. 1958

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