danne PHOTOGRAPHED

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I love Photography. I’ve had a fascination with it since I was a young girl, but I didn’t fall in love with the art until high school. A passion that greatly flourished well beyond college. I especially love film photography. Archaic, I know; but just think of the thrill, the element of surprise, the final breath released when you can take your paper out into light and examine what you have created. 

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For me, photography has never been about taking a really nice picture. Anyone with a decent camera should be able shoot at least one beautiful picture. But, as Henri Cartier-Bresson noted, photography is about the moment. That twinkling of an eye when the subject and the photographer become one – and that look, that action, that emotion is captured forever.

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Photography allows me to see the beauty in everything. Through my lens, every smile is beautiful. The way she moves her wrist is beautiful. The way light comes through a window is beautiful. The dirt on his shoe is beautiful. A bowl of milk on the table is beautiful. Because of photography, I can see life in these magnificent frames of stunning color of striking black and white.

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