"Photographables" - a question of... linguistic nature...

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"Photographables" - a question of... linguistic nature...

Hi there,

"All things are photographable", as Garry Winogrand stated.

Now, bear with me. I've been using a somewhat similar "credo" of my own "Photographables are everywhere" for a while now, by which I mean you can find "photographical" beauty in pretty much everything, anywhere.

Having studied English philology I'm educated well enough (language-wise, at least) to know that "photographable" is an adjective and does not officially function as a noun. I do know, however, that English - one of the reasons to love it - allows for some flexibility and accepts unorthodox uses of nouns as verbs, adjectives as nouns, etc.

Having said that and being a non-native speaker of English, I just need to consult you, my kind fellow photography enthusiasts, preferably native speakers of English, and ask you this simple question - does "photographables are everywhere" sound acceptable and - more or less - understandable (given context, of course) to you? Deliberate grammar incorrectness aside, that is. Does it make sense?

PS. Apologies, I know it's not really a photography question but opinions from photographers will be of more use to me than from linguists.

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