Saturday, February 5, 2011

Blog Prompt #9

“You don't take a photograph, you make it.” - Ansel Adams

Even if you are taking candid photos you are creating the photo. Before you decided to take a picture, whatever you capture only existed as a moment in time, not a photograph. By composing the photo you create it. You create the framing, the focus, the lighting, etc. Before you choose to create it in a certain way the moment in time could only be seen as it was.

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