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Photography & Society
BY GISELE FREUND
First published in English 1980 by David R. Godine, Publisher, Inc. Original edition copyright © 1974 by #GiseIeFreund.
From the time of its invention it became the focus of violent controversy as to whether it was simply a technical instrument capable of mechanically reproducing what the lens saw, or whether it could be used in the expression of an individual artistic sensibility.
To fix fleeting images is not only impossible, as has been demonstrated by very serious experiments in Germany, it is a sacrilege. God has created man in His image and no human machine can capture the image of God. He would have to betray all his Eternal Principles to allow a French· man in Paris to unleash such a diabolical invention upon the world.