Why I HATE the term "capture" for taking a photo...

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Re: Why I HATE the term "capture" for taking a photo...
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looper1234 wrote:

I am pretty sure the word "capture" here means the capture of light; used in context, it means "to obtain", not the trapping of animals

I can't seem to find a replacement word that would serve its purpose any better than itself.

A photographic capture means to "capture the moment".

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