He (Bono) started taking notes as I talked,” Sugimoto recalled. Those notes became the foundation for the new album’s title track. Last year, during a visit to Dublin, Sugimoto heard the first demo tape, and a few months later was told by Bono that U2 wanted to use the Boden Sea image on the album jacket.
This is an example of a beautfully evocative photograph that is not ‘technically good’ yet still works. We photographers often have a tendency to get too obsessed with trying to get the sharpest, most technically perfect images.