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Old 01-04-2010, 12:55 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Serious photographers, i.e., folks with cameras who avidly pursue photography in its many forms, usually understand the differences between a snapshot and other forms of photography. While it's difficult to describe all those differences, most photographers, non-photographers too, quickly perceive a photo as either a snapshot or something else... READ MORE?
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I agree with you and in my free photography book I go over that, there is a difference between "pictures" and photographs. I have a nice quote on my facebook page about that too, that reads, "When I take a photograph, it's not just about the subject being captured in time, it's about the intended audience with the interjection of my soul; when I take pictures, it's just plain fun!"

Not to steal away from your blog, as I for one love your blog and recommend everyone follow jimmyd's link first! Thanks, and have a Happy New Year and an even better decade! rg sends!
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Thanks RG! Best of everything in the coming year to you as well!
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Now the trick is how to go from taking snap shots to photographs.
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Now the trick is how to go from taking snap shots to photographs.
When shooting snapshots, become the best snapshot shooter you can be. When making photographic pictures, become the best picture shooter you can be. As you become better at either you'll become better at both. It usually works out nice that way. :-)
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