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What do you do?

Do you take photographs or do you make photographs?

There’s a big difference between these two. If you just take photographs, presumably, you are adopting a point and shoot mentality to photography. You are taking away these memories happening now to be revisited at a later time. There’s nothing wrong with this but if you consider yourself a photographer either by trade or by interest, you should strive to make your photographs.

What do I mean? Well, for one, put some thought into your photos. Sit down and think about what you want to capture and the story you want to tell. There’s obviously several denominations of photography including both candid and planned. Some photographs may only have To really develop your eye and discipline as a photographer, try to imagine scenes you want to create and go and create them! Get the shot, tweak it however you like in the computer, and share it with the world. Invite your audience into the story, accept their constructive criticism but don’t forget why you took the photo in the first place.

 

 

 

 

 

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