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Why We Photograph is about the reasons, motivations, and artistic drives about why we do what we do. I kind of think about it as what drives us to take photos and be photographers. It’s about why we choose to create art through photography. Often there’s just a spark that sort of ignites an urge to create something seemingly just for the heck of it. That process from spark to finish is the core of why we photograph.
“To me, photography is an art of observation. It’s about finding something interesting in an ordinary place… I’ve found it has little to do with the things you see and everything to do with the way you see them.”
— Elliott Erwitt
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