Photograph As Metaphor

On Discovering The Metaphors, This Morning’s Images Reveal

Close up of plastered wall scrubbed of graffiti.
“Plaster Wall Scrubbed of Graffiti” — Image by Author

This is the first image I made this morning. The first photograph of the day often sets the tone for what I will see on my camera roll when I return home.

This abstract image set me to thinking about photographs as metaphor. Some photographers think all photos are metaphors. There is a long history in photography, of photographers…

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I’ve been using the camera for nearly 50 years. I write about Photography, Art, Travel, and Life. Top Writer in Photography, Art, Creativity, and Inspiration.

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GE McKerrihan

I’ve been using the camera for nearly 50 years. I write about Photography, Art, Travel, and Life. Top Writer in Photography, Art, Creativity, and Inspiration.