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Business / Philosophy of Photography Taking pics is one thing, but understanding why we take them, what they mean, what they are best used for, how they effect our reality -- all of these and more are important issues of the Philosophy of Photography. One of the best authors on the subject is Susan Sontag in her book "On Photography."

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Old 06-18-2009   #1
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in 3 words only...can you state your photographic purpose?

here is my attempt...


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in 3 words only...can you state your photographic purpose?

here is my attempt...


image

story

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I don't know if I'd say it comes across in my photos, but what I strive for is very close to yours.

Story

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