Photographing preconceptions

"To know ahead of time what you’re looking for means you’re then only photographing your own preconceptions, which is very limiting, and often false." - Dorothea Lange

“To know ahead of time what you’re looking for means you’re then only photographing your own preconceptions, which is very limiting, and often false.” – Dorothea Lange

Don’t be afraid to go outside without a plan in mind. Starting with a clean slate allows sufficient space for reality to blend with imagination. A lens that is misty with the photographer’s clouded thoughts can hardly capture anything honest, clear or genuine..

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