The Story of an Image

In a lot of the photos we looked at this week, I found myself in awe of the photographer’s ability to catch a specific action that I knew only went on from a moment in time. Like the dip of a dancer or the second-long smile of an individual. You know that the photographer used a great amount of anticipation and patience to achieve that one shot. I’ve included some examples below.

Others focused more on using unique perspectives to change how we see that world, whether it be by taking the photo from a different viewpoint, or taking photos of things that were being naturally manipulated by other elements (like the sun causing an interesting shadow). I particularly enjoyed the ones of images within a reflection or the photographer peaking through a plant to photograph a woman (though creepy). “Look to the light” was apparent in the use of shadows to create an image within an image. Example below…

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