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

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Confused of Malvern Senior Member • Posts: 1,090
Re: Why I HATE the term "capture" for taking a photo...
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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

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