Journal of useless images
The majority of images are deemed useless. We discart them as inadecuate and incomplete. No matter how beautiful or appealing, no matter how hard one might try to keep a certain image, often it just doesn’t fit.
As we edit and select, over and over again, the number of the rejected grows rapidly until very few chosen ones are left. Where do all those useless images go? Will they ever see the light again? Is there ever going to be a proper place for them?
The truth is, they are often forgotten in the pile of negatives, never to be seen.
Ironically, often the useless images are the ones with the most personality, the ones that atract us the most; that is precisely why they don’t fit, they don’t get absorbed by the narrative, they stand out from the rest.