Photographs, Susan Sontag once famously wrote, “fiddle with the scale of the world.” They tell us only a distortion.

John MacDougall’s portrait-style capture of German Chancellor Angela Merkel and UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson—taken during a press conference in Berlin on Wednesday, where intense talks of Brexit continued—works a bit like a portal.

It flirts with memory, tests knowledge.

There are those that carry a density of self, images of such presence and posture that the viewer adds very little to their overall import.

They’re plain but deceptively layered configurations; that is, they help us to see more than what we see before us.

Instead, they welcome additional narratives, pyramid-like, one atop another.

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