Creative and Photographic Triggers

What triggers us to make a photograph?

My thoughts:

  1. Faces
  2. Gestures
  3. Movement
  4. Texture
  5. Patterns
  6. Action
  7. Tones
  8. Colors
  9. Food
  10. Shapes
  11. Graphics

In praise of screenshots

What I’ve been doing on my Mac:

When looking through my photos and I find certain textures or visual triggers interesting, I screenshot it:

The upside of this:

I can better analyze and understand WHY I photograph what I do, and what I personally find fascinating:


Never stop delighting in visual reality!

This is our life-force and stimulus to photography!

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