photography is interactive

You may think, looking at this photoblog through the lens of my camera, that photography is voyeuristic and that I just walk around taking away images of people and things. Nothing is further from the truth. The camera is a means of interacting and communicating with others. For instance, the child in yesterday’s photo talked with me (in gestures) for quite a while and as shown here, he reviewed the shots I was taking indicating approval or not, and he also suggested some photos I take too. A few days later I had large prints of the best shots I took made and gave them to his parents. Of course you as a viewer do not see these stories behind the photos, but behind almost every photo there is a story of human interaction and sharing, made possible by the camera. This is probably one of the reasons photography appeals to me.

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