ole’ MushMouth

this otherwise flopped-photo reminds me of a fantastic quote from one of my all-time favourite photographers and somewhat mentor as i had the fantastic opportunity of being one of his assistants years ago in Paris- Nick Knight.

” I think photography has been wrestling with a burden of telling the truth, which I don’t think it was ever particularly good at “

mushmouth trout m.fauvet-TLC 29-8-15
MushMouth was an eight pound plus bruiser with an appropriately nasty kyped jaw. circumstances decided differently, preferring to show us a different truth, one i find infinitely more interesting than the truth my eyes told me.