Don’t count on the camera that hangs round your neck, cause it will never remember what you choose to forget

And on the way home…

I held your camera like a bible…

Hoping so bad that it…

Held some kind of truth.

‘Don’t count on the camera that hands round your neck, cause it will never remember what you choose to forget.’

-Conor Oberst

His quotes are just so clever and emotive. This is one of my favorites because it contradicts the old saying that ‘the camera never lies’ – that may be still true in some respects, but at the end of the day we are selective in which truths we want to capture. Even if it is a bad memory, we have chosen to remember it. I guess I am talking literally about taking pictures and metaphorically in the way that we ‘capture memories’, too.

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