"I think almost all great pictures have ghosts in them."

Sylvia Plachy

Ghost. Chelsea Updegrove 2010

...And the person or thing photographed is the Target, the referent, a kind of little simulacrum, any eidolon emitted by the object, which I should like to call the Spectrum of the photograph, because this word retains, through it's root, a relation to "spectacle" and adds to it that rather terrible thing which is there in every photograph: the return of the dead".

Roland Barthes
Camera Lucida
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