Jim Crew will present a discussion on "Taking or Making" on Thursday July 2nd:
As the owner of a camera you have two basic choices. You can use the camera literally to record events and objects or in other words to take photographs. Or you can make photographs that are more creative and which communicate your ideas.
The choice is yours.
Cameras are basically mechanical devices that on their own cannot do anything. They cannot think, do not have ideas, are not selective and have no power to interpret or inform. They are nothing more than a tool. A tool that creative photographers use to make photographs that inform, move, educate or influence the viewer through the use of visual language. Learn more