Photography: The Most Positive Values And Aspects Of 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. Besides I treat it as the principle during my shooting experience. I believe that the key of every fantastic photo is photographers’ experience. A great photographer and his work might not always please his audiences, but those photographs must carry stories, which are the most meaningful element from the perspective of photography. I also believe that photographs not only function as a tool to record what is happening in our life, but also a powerful way to affect others’ emotion and convey messages. As a matter of fact, photographers are…show more content…
Therefore I hold to my belief that we also have the obligation to affect others with our positive attitude towards life. Although I am only 16 years old and may have less experience compared to other senior photographers, my age is one of my advantages and it offers me a unique perspective. During the past one and half year, I shot more than 10000 photos in BCIS. It was such a valuable experience for me because I gained a lot of photographic knowledges which would benefit me from long-term perspective. I started to pay attention to the trivial things and tried to find out the beauty beneath their easily ignored surfaces. Photography also acts as an extra way for me to contribute to the community which I belong to. After I finished shooting, I would import the photographs to my computer and retouch them. After that, I would select part of the photos with relatively high quality and sent them to the people who appeared in those photographs. The reason for sending those photos was to provide a way for those people to memorize the

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