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Walls define our existence, and so I look for the door and the way out in my personal walls. For me, the walls reference a time before the camera’s influence, and it is for these reasons that I use the camera itself to search for 27 Peter Galante fundamental meanings and human equivalents. I do this even though the camera is the very instrument that induced an altered perception of society. It is necessary for me to work with our culture’s primary visual medium in order to understand its power over the traditions it consumed.

That’s the precise moment at which the line L seems to vanish (when looking through a soda straw), simply because the viewer isn’t looking at it anymore. For this reason, the intersection of this special line of sight with the picture plane is called the vanishing point of the line L. 2, and its right-left location is determined by the top view. Notice that the special line of sight parallel to L would also be parallel to any other line M that was also parallel to L; that is, if any line is parallel to L, then it has the same vanishing point as L.

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