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    Not making picture

    I was talking to an old photographer friend yesterday who remarked " don't need photoshop I take pictures, not make them "
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    Taking and printing a photograph is a mechanical and artistic process, so you are making images using Analog.

    In addition the creative part of taking the image, the choice of subject, framing, exposure etc is the same regardless of whether you use film or digital.

    It's only the craft and materials that differ.

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    Despite the many configurations and variations of the language used to describe it, it's the hands-on process that people who express a preference seem to be reacting to. It doesn't matter at all that there's art and craft to the digital workflow (which, of course, is the case), it's the "feel" of the analog way of making a photograph that's being spoken of. Tim Rudman says it eloquently in his "The Photographer's Toning Book", but I don't have it handy to quote from. If you have access to it, his comments about analog work are at the beginning of the first chapter I think. (A terrific book for it's intended purpose, btw.)
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    I "make" photographs. My method from start to finish is analog. I have not ever used the term "capture" to refer to photographs. I guess I do "capture" images when I use a small d****al camera for family snaps as I will this holiday season. It is how you see it in your own mind. Say what makes you happy.
    "Nobody is perfect! But even among those that are perfect, some are more perfect than others." Walt Sewell 1947

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    I went to photography school in the early 1970s before anyone suspected the digital era and the instructor always beat into our heads that we should make pictures not just take them.
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    Here's a short blog piece I wrote about two words I can't stand:

    http://www.paulviapiano.com/blog/arc...nat_stand.html

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    Hey, nice capture Paul, where did you acquire it?
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    Yeah, it's all semantics. Actually I like to think I make photographs and not take them. I put myself into the creation rather than just take the image without offering anything in return. You know, tomato - tomato. Or Cleveland - Cleveland.
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    The way i see it, I take a picture when I click the shutter(or whatever I use as shutter at the moment).
    I make a picture when I work on it in the darkroom.
    Am I missing something?
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    No, I think it's just a personal POV and different for everybody. The way that everyone's photography means something different to themselves alone.
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