Contemplating Film: Making my first prints

Contemplating Film: Making my first prints

At a time when digital photography has not only normalised a new mode of photography but also democratised its production, digital images now appear everywhere — to such an extent, that we’ve failed to stop and see. In these times, analogue photograph enables us to recapture the aura of the image as we led to contemplate the image in our silence.

It was by the river Cardoner, that as Ignatius sat and contemplated, “the eyes of his understanding began to be opened; though he did not see any vision, he understood and knew many things, both spiritual things and matters of faith and learning, and this was with so great an enlightenment that everything seemed new to him. It was as if he were a new man with a new intellect.” What is your Cardoner moment?

Feet that walk, hearts that see

In the Summer of 2018, Rinald D’Souza SJ undertook the Camino Ignaciano — an Ignatian pilgrimage that traverses history, culture and spirituality through some of the most beautiful regions of Spain. The pilgrimage is walked with one’s feet, but takes a heart — as much as a mind — to see the world and journey with it. Here Rinald reflects on his journey with his lens.