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

Started Apr 21, 2013 | Discussions thread
Confused of Malvern
Senior MemberPosts: 1,046
Like?
Re: Why I HATE the term "capture" for taking a photo...
In reply to Paul Farace, Apr 21, 2013

You could just say "photograph" all the time (used both as a verb and a noun) but it's part of the richness of the English language that we like to have several different words to express the same thing, partly to avoid repetition of the same word and partly because it helps us to express different nuances.

My personal dislike is "shoot" or "shooting".  I saw a thread on one of the forums a few days ago entitled "Advice for shooting babies" - I know they can be a nuisance if they cry a lot but I thought this was a bit extreme

-- hide signature --

Confused of Malvern
'The greatest fool can ask more than the wisest man can answer'

Reply   Reply with quote   Complain
Post (hide subjects)Posted by
(unknown member)
(unknown member)
Keyboard shortcuts:
FForum PPrevious NNext WNext unread UUpvote SSubscribe RReply QQuote BBookmark post MMy threads
Color scheme? Blue / Yellow