I just noticed this. When I'm depressed, depressive music seems very rich and very deep, sometimes almost fathomlessly deep. Like a whole world. Then when I'm not depressed, the same music can seem just...
I've already noticed that the movies that seem richer to me are ones that dovetail somehow with my psychological preoccupations.
I wonder if photographs, too, depend in part for their meaning and richness on the psychological state of being of the viewer? Whether transitory states, or persistent ones.
Just musing. My mind's been wandering this morning.
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John Krumm: "I have no doubt this is true. A photograph can appear deep and interesting one time, an obvious cliché another time. The popularity of certain types of photographs, perfect pet photos with good bokeh, extra-vivid landscapes with a starburst sunset on the tip of a mountain or through a rock formation, they can feel downright oppressive depending on my mood, like being forced to listen to Kenny G too long."