Get Excited

Trail In Silver Mines Conservation Area

“When people look at my pictures I want them to feel the way they do when they want to read a line of a poem twice.”

Robert Frank

When someone reads a line twice it usually means that something about that line excites them and grabs their attention. Purchasers of artwork do so because something about it excited them. Photography is no different. The photographer has to make the photo exciting to catch the viewers’ attention. They have to be passionate and excited about what they are going to capture through their camera. If the photographer isn’t excited about their composition, it is hard to expect the viewer to be excited. To be a good photographer one should not overlook the power of excitement.

11 thoughts on “Get Excited

  1. That’s a good perspective to have when clicking the shutter. Sometimes my thought is “If I can get the photo to express 10% of being there, I’ve accomplished something”
    Right now, those pictures also excite me because they look about 90 degrees warmer than the -20 here.

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