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Photography as Communication of Emotion

When you find yourself beginning to feel a bond between yourself and the people you photograph, when you laugh and cry with their laughter and tears, you will know you are on the right track…” Arthur Fellig

Photography used to reflect reality and capture moments, but nowadays it’s a real art of playing with light, image and mind. How easily can it thrill a sophisticated viewer and what is its secret?
A good lens and equipment are enough to picture a beautiful landscape, but how can you catch the momentary and singular human emotion?
The photographer is the director and narrator here, while his characters are the actors of his photo movie. Every creator has his own technique, his ‘business card’. Characters get a chance to manifest themselves and become narrators, too. So how can we translate those mysterious emotions in one shot? Continue reading