What is the fundamental reason that people photograph?

Started May 17, 2013 | Questions thread
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Re: What is the fundamental reason that people photograph?
In reply to Mark Scott Abeln, May 17, 2013

Mark Scott Abeln wrote:

I can think of a few reasons:

  • Communication
  • An aid to memory
  • Propaganda
  • Capturing the Beautiful
  • Making money
  • Publicity
  • Artistic expression
  • Documentation
  • Egotism, snobbery, showing off
  • An excuse to be around attractive models or visit lovely places
  • As a way of meeting new and interesting people
  • Furthering knowledge
  • Illustration
  • Enjoying the art of photography

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Bolded my personal reasons.

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