Photography, The Invisible Art Form — Thomas Fitzgerald Photography Blog

Interesting article and really speaks the truth about amazing photographers and their work who rarely get a chance to tell you their name or for that matter asked who they are.

 

Something occurred to me recently while thinking about photography. You often hear photographers trot out the old trope of “it’s not about the camera, it’s about the photographer” but in many ways that’s not really the whole story either. Another way of looking at it is: “It’s not about the Photographer, it’s about the Image”.

Last week, there was a very powerful image in the media, showing once again the importance of photography.

The disturbing yet moving photograph of the child’s body washed ashore on the Turkish coastline shocked the world into action, and yet how many people know who the photographer was? Outside of the photographic community,

I doubt anyone who is not into photography can name the photographer of that striking image.

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Source: Photography, The Invisible Art Form — Thomas Fitzgerald Photography Blog

Author: ELLIOT STERN

68 YEARS IN PHOTOGRAPHY - HAVE ALWAYS LOVED IT AND ALWAYS WILL.

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