Camera Position 191 : Walt Whitman, Poetry and Photography Jan. 24, 2017

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Walt Whitman’s poems in his opus Leaves of Grass mirror the actions of the photographer by beginning with facts and transforming those facts into ideas. I explore how both photography and Whitman’s poetry use simple language to convey complex ideas, giving any object or experience new importance by recording it on a previously blank page. Play Podcast: … Continue reading Camera Position 191 : Walt Whitman, Poetry and Photography →



Walt Whitman's poems in his opus Leaves of Grass mirror the actions of the photographer by beginning with facts and transforming those facts into ideas. I explore how both photography and Whitman's poetry use simple language to convey complex ideas, giving any object or experience new importance by recording it on a previously blank page.
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