“Ars longa, vita brevis, occasio praeceps, experimentum periculosum, iudicium difficile.” Hippocrates
English translation: ‘life is short, the art (craft/skill) long, opportunity fleeting, experiment treacherous, judgement difficult’.
‘it takes a long time to acquire and perfect one’s expertise and one has but a short time in which to do it’.
Yes, Life is short and mastering the ability to perfect our expertise can be a treacherous experiment in-between fleeting opportunities.
Vita Brevis Photography takes a look at photography as science, art and meditation featuring selected photographic projects and dialogue on the art of making images.