I’m not good at experiencing changes in my life. Intellectually, I want things to change; emotionally conservative, I find changes painful. I want to catch time in its tracks, fix the state of flux, make an experience mine to keep, exercise some control on the world. Taking photographs fulfills some of these desires. Sometimes I’m in a real conflict over whether to experience an event in my life or to concentrate on recording it.
Claire Grey, “Theories of Relativity” (via jenni-rose