Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2003/06/10

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Subject: Re: [Leica] Snapshots vs 'art'
From: Tina Manley <images@InfoAve.Net>
Date: Tue, 10 Jun 2003 20:29:09 -0400
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At 07:13 PM 6/10/2003 -0500, you wrote:
>For me the kid and other important folks aren't always snapshots. What makes
>them snapshots is my frame of mind when I pick up the camera. If my daughter
>is messing around with a friend while washing her car then I might grab my
>camera, fire off a few frames to record the moment and !VIOLA! I've got
>If, however, my daughter is all dressed up for graduation, I may choose to
>record this momentus event with a little more thought and's not
>going to be art, but it's more planned than a snapshot.
>The subject doesn't determine if it's a mindset does.

But I'd be willing to be that years from now you will value the shots of 
your daughter washing the car with her friends over the more planned photos 
of graduation.

Been there, done that!


Tina Manley, ASMP

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