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  • What do you see when you look at things?

    This is a photograph I took whilst I was staying with a friend in Regensburg, Germany. She was studying, so during the morning whilst she had classes I wondered around the town with my camera exploring the beautiful buildings and interesting little side streets. Literally that's all I did for two mornings, just walked and looked and took photos. At some point during the visit she asked me 'How do you look at buildings for so long? What do you see that I can't see?'

    And it made me think, do I see things differently?

    I have an art history degree, so I've been trained to look carefully and in detail at art and architecture. And I love doing it.
    But sometimes I think it's more. Sometimes I'm not really looking, I'm just kind of absorbing the beauty.

    People look at the world in so many different way, and we all see different things. Sometimes we can't see the things other people can see. And that makes the world more beautiful, because everyone sees its beauty differently.
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