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Speaking the language of photography

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“What I like about photographs is that they capture a moment that’s gone forever, impossible to reproduce.”
Karl Lagerfeld
I attended the last session of a friend’s Photography 101 class this week.The teacher, Kevin Gourley, who got rave reviews from his students, held a social night as their sixth and final class.It was a chance to discuss what photography meant to each of them, individually, what they had learned along the way and an opportunity share their favorite images and their passion for photography.
There is something special about listening to the language of photography. I love hearing the enthusiasm of someone who just discovered what they could do by mastering the aperture setting, or the excitement of someone who just purchased a new camera or a new accessory.Sometimes I forget just how much I have learned over the past few years – after all, photography is a life-long learning experience – we continue to learn new things as we pursue new subjects and new interests.
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