Barack Obama, 2007 © Dawoud Bey, Courtesy of Stephen Daiter Gallery
This is a response by Jason Shorr to July 2014

Many comments about how he has aged...this photo was taken 7 years ago. Are we projecting our current image of the president onto an image from several years ago? Do we view photography with our own interpretations like a we feel the need to adhere to a more rigid sense of "time" with photographs?