Yes, the color, exposure, and so forth matter, but not so much you can't have fun and great shots with your cell phone camera.
I think about the homework I must prepare for the EMDR treatment. We have pulled out the cluster of similar core beliefs related to all the traumatic events of my life. I might as well say what they are, as you may be curious. The overarching themes are vulnerability, dismissal, future existence, abuse of power, …
My childhood story isn't spell-binding, but I am pretty sure it was on par with other students. I was just another student in a sea of students ...
As with listening to music, physical and emotional pain both have the power to be so loud for so long they affect your hearing it anymore. Pain is powerful. Pain has volume.
Any fragment of my body given from the outside must be experienced ... by me from within myself, and it is only through this experiencing from within that it can be rendered part of myself, part of my once occurrent unity.
In the 19th century, the Paris morgue was a building where bodies were laid out for exposure to the public, originally for identification.
You don't have to go to war, be abused by your parents or your teacher, or go through fire or flood for it to traumatize your mind and, therefore, your body.