What Is Photography In Photography

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“You don't make a photograph just with a camera. You bring to the act of photography all the pictures you have seen, the books you have read, the music you have heard, the people you loved.” —Ansel Adams. To be honest, this is my favorite quote. I believe every photographer brings part of his experiences and aesthetic to his photographs. Although I am only 16 years old and may have less experience compared with other photographers, I think my age is one of my advantages and it offers me a unique perspective. Among all my experiences of shooting, one of them left an indelible impression on me. From the perspective of a professional photographer, I used to consider that the whole process of producing a photograph should include finding a view,…show more content…
Without the final two steps, it’s meaningless to shoot a photograph with a DSLR. Until one day, I was in a small town with gorgeous scenery, I marveled at the stars and the Milky Way. I was deeply attracted by what I saw. Therefore I decided to take photographs for the countless stars and star trails (Star Trails is one kind of photographs, which records the stars’ movement tracks). I set up my tripod and mounted my camera on it. Considering shooting star trails would take me almost a whole night, I thought it would be a lengthy and lonely night, it was wintertime and the night was cold. Therefor I prepared for it with plenty food and a warm winter coat. Then I found a fantastic viewpoint for shooting. As I was pressing the button of shutter, one man appeared in my field of vision and blocked my view with his camera and tripod. I gave him a quick survey. He was about 60 years old. I didn’t want to be impolite and argued with him. I…show more content…
In those days cameras were really expensive and a few people had a chance to discover photography, so it has become his dream. A turning point came on a day a few years ago. His wife passed away, and before she died, she encouraged him to pursue his dream, to be a photographer. Then he used his savings purchased a camera and kept shooting up to this
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