Familiarity breeds neglect

"The biggest cliche in photography is sunrise and sunset." - Catherine Opie

“The biggest cliche in photography is sunrise and sunset.” – Catherine Opie

Familiarity breeds neglect. A thing of beauty seen too often loses its magnificence and inherent magnetism because the eyes eventually learn to let the commonplace go unnoticed. But why so many people still take pictures of the goings-on of the sun in the sky is evidence enough that, when something has beauty etched in its nature, we can only react in awe and admiration — and such warrants at least one click..

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