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A view through my lens

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BC: All images copyright Sylvia Cook

FC: Beauty can be seen in all things. Seeing and composing the beauty is what separates the snapshot from the photograph. – ~~

1: “Photography is a way of feeling, of touching, of loving. What you have caught on film is captured forever... it remembers little things, long after you have forgotten everything.” ~Aaron Siskind

3: Never stop photographing. It is very likely that your best photograph has not yet been captured.

19: Photography takes an instant out of time, altering life by holding it still. Dorothea Lange

20: 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

24: There is only you and your camera. The limitations in your photography are in yourself, for what we see is what we are. ~Ernst Haas

28: I take photographs with love, so I try to make them art objects. But I make them for myself first and foremost - that is important. Jacques-Henri Lartigue

38: "You don't take a photograph, you make it." Ansel Adams

45: "You don't take a photograph. You ask, quietly, to borrow it."

51: "The question is not what you look at, but what you see"

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  • By: Sylvia C.
  • Joined: over 6 years ago
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About This Mixbook

  • Title: A view through my lens
  • A sampling of images from Sylvia Cook Photography
  • Tags: photography, nature, fine art, floral, flowers, scenic, landscape, macro, closeup, abstract, travel
  • Published: about 6 years ago