Quote Originally Posted by Michael R 1974 View Post
... leaving things to complete chance without a pre-defined image or result in mind - eg: point the camera anywhere without viewing, ... and "see what happens". That sort of thing.
Quote Originally Posted by jnanian View Post
... yes, exactly ...
I don't go quite that far, but I do freely admit that for all my careful planning, framing, and exposure measurement, many of my best photographs have ended up being nothing like my "visualization" at the time the shutter fired. Happy accidents is probably a good term. Add to the "accidents" the deliberate manipulations that occur once in the darkroom, and there ya are ...