Being Here

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Chapter 1

He could remember the thought very clearly, when it dawned on him that in every image of a person he looked at, there was not only a subject but also a photographer. Even clearer could he remember his thought that without a photographer who was ready to receive what the model was ready to give, none of these photographs would exist. And the clearest of all what the memory of that moment when he knew this was something he wanted to do. Being here, in front of them, receiving what they were giving, turning these moments into images that celebrated the exchange.
He closed the book, looked at Lady Lisa on the cover one more time, and left the bookstore.
Now, he thought, how do you ready yourself for that ?

« Being here », John Arnyeck, Lost editions, 184p.