Because it may be the hardest form to shoot well.
Because within the square is a circle and within that circle is another square.
Because converging geometry speaks a pleasing language.
Because it is a constraint rattling within freedom.
Because one response to symmetry is attraction.
Because the image reduces to a point.
Because a point is a drishti.
Because even with the pull of that point there are always surprises.
Because it is freedom looping within a constraint.
Because within the surprises are other drishtis.
Because the eye trails a bounded arc as it sees.
Because it is the border around a bullseye.
Because it is mathematically precise.
Because it is already framed.
Because it is rare.
Because it is familiar.
Because it holds the moon.
Because it is an album cover.
Because a second response to symmetry is distrust.
Because – as with so much that we do – it is always one part a conversation with memory.
Because on the 13th frame, it starts anew.