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Newt by Alta13 Newt :iconalta13:Alta13 4 1 Winter by Alta13 Winter :iconalta13:Alta13 1 0 Christmas Drawing by Alta13 Christmas Drawing :iconalta13:Alta13 1 0 Attempt at Me by Alta13 Attempt at Me :iconalta13:Alta13 2 0 Ferns II by Alta13 Ferns II :iconalta13:Alta13 1 0 Ferns I by Alta13 Ferns I :iconalta13:Alta13 0 0 Robin by Alta13 Robin :iconalta13:Alta13 7 0 Windswept Tree by Alta13 Windswept Tree :iconalta13:Alta13 19 5 Tree IV by Alta13 Tree IV :iconalta13:Alta13 0 0 Tree III by Alta13 Tree III :iconalta13:Alta13 0 0 Tree II by Alta13 Tree II :iconalta13:Alta13 0 0 Tree I by Alta13 Tree I :iconalta13:Alta13 1 0 Ship by Alta13 Ship :iconalta13:Alta13 9 1 Eye by Alta13 Eye :iconalta13:Alta13 3 0 Scissors by Alta13 Scissors :iconalta13:Alta13 2 0 Shell by Alta13 Shell :iconalta13:Alta13 2 0

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In Praise of Imperfection
Have you ever thought about how we appreciate photography, about what we see when we look at a photo?
I started pondering this myself when I submitted with aspects, which from a technical point of view, are considered faults or flaws of technique.
Undoubtably, technique is incredibly important, but technique should always be second to the emotion and spirit of a picture.  
As we develop our skills and learn more and more about the rules of exposure and composition, I think there's a danger that we can lose the ability to see photography emotionally and to respond with our spirit, noticing only the technical aspects instead.
Technique is the tool that we use to be able to capture the beautiful scenes we see before our eyes, it's the ability to capture the colours of the sky and keep the beautiful light that falls across the foreground, to arrange the chaos of nature into an ordered, elegant composition that conveys something of the spirit of being there to whoever sees the sub
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Glitched-Ryu Featured By Owner Dec 14, 2016  Student Digital Artist
Thank you for the watch! ^ ^
GrimDreamArt Featured By Owner Dec 14, 2016  Professional Traditional Artist
Thanks a lot for watching me, Katie :D
InkAndMoonlight Featured By Owner Dec 13, 2016  Professional Traditional Artist
Thank you for the :+devwatch: :)
ab39z Featured By Owner Dec 13, 2016  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you for the +fave and +watch!
FinAngel Featured By Owner Nov 24, 2016  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thanks so much for the watch!:D
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