If the world around you isn’t inspiring you, perhaps it’s time to get closer. Much, much closer. You’ll find light, lines, and moments there that you’ve never seen before.
Maybe it’s like becoming one with the cigar. You lose yourself in it; everything fades away: your worries, your problems, your thoughts. They fade into the smoke, and the cigar and you are at peace.
In a way I liked it. I was reminded of a scene from Daido Moriyama’s documentary. Diary of a Stray Dog. He was walking through a part of Tokyo that looked seemingly deserted. He seemed at home there. He photographed what he saw. Everything’s art, everything’s a memory.
The GRD takes you where no camera can, it smells the dirt of the street and is always hungry for more.