Have your camera ready, but don’t always have it at the ready. Candid photography is finding the equilibrium between enjoying the moment and capturing fractions of it. Don’t keep your camera in focus because you won’t see the entire scene. Focus your attention on the moment. Then you should focus your camera.
Pictures might allow us to see fractions of memories in color, but it’s better to have it memorized in color.
The photograph begins to lose its purpose as you are distracted by your camera. A photograph consists of two defining halves: an image and a memory. For someone who did not experience the event, the photograph only serves half of its purpose. A photograph should serve as the materialization of a memory: seeing the photograph will lead you to recall the memory. For those who experienced the event, the photograph becomes so much more than an image on glossy paper: it comes to life.