Through; by means of; through the agency of; by; for; for each; as, per annum; per capita, by heads, or according to individuals; per curiam, by the court; per se, by itself, of itself. Per is also sometimes used with English words.
To me, the magic of photography, per se, is that you can capture an instant of a second that couldn't exist before and couldn't exist after. It's almost like a cowboy that draws his gun. You draw a second before or after, you miss and you're dead - not them. To me, photography's always like that. Mario Testino
Falling in love is awesome, but I'm never drawn to happy songs per se, so whenever you sit down to write a heartbreak song and you're happily in love, it's like, 'OK, now I have to go back to a sad place to get something good.' Miranda Lambert
Eventually everything connects - people, ideas, objects. The quality of the connections is the key to quality per se. Charles Eames
It's not me trying to act or pose in a certain way. It's a lifestyle - like a suaveness or a swag, per se. Justin Bieber
Photography is truth. The cinema is truth twenty-four times per second. Jean-Luc Godard