Saturday, March 10, 2007

contemplative photography

Photograph by Thomas Merton

"…for him, the best images were silent but communicative. In his writing he used words, with their implied sounds, to explore and express silence. He struggled toward an expression of silence through the visual image, in photographs that communicated the essence of silence without any implied sounds."
- John Howard Griffin, "The Hidden Wholeness", p. 4

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