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Mystery

If mystery in photography is one of the best recompenses to be provided to the observer, it rewards the artist who creates it even more. Rafael Rojas explains

“The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and science. He to whom emotion is a stranger, who can no longer pause to wonder and stand wrapped in awe, is as good as dead — his eyes are closed”. Albert Einstein

This is the first paragraph opening the foreword of the latest photographic book I have read, "Wynn Bullock: Revelations", published on the occasion of the last retrospective exhibition of this great photographer at the Atlanta Art Museum.

I have always loved the work of Wynn Bullock. A contemporary of Ansel Adams, Edward Weston, Minor White and Harry Callahan, Wynn Bullock was a fascinating photographer whose subjects departed from the tangible, reaching for the underlying and hidden levels of signification in the photographed subject matter. An avid reader, Wynn obtained most of his inspiration not from other photographers, but mainly from the words, works and lives of…

Read this and many more articles in High Definition inside Issue 44 of Landscape Photography Magazine.

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Rafael Rojas

Rafael Rojas is a fine art photographer, author and lecturer, whose work has been awarded in the most prestigious international photography competitions. His Fine Art prints, sold internationally, form part of numerous private and public collections.

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