paint a picture

1 picture speaks 1000 words but when 1000 pictures are posted, they really only speak 1 word each.

I live a couple blocks north of Dundas Square and I am always amazed by how many people walk up and down the streets with a $1000 camera around their neck. The number of professional photographers is rapidly increasing!

I love pictures and I love seeing people try and capture some thing that they find meaningful. But with things like Facebook, Flickr, Photobucket and TinyPic, people have gone trigger happy.

Someone said, “less is more” and when it comes to pictures, I would have to agree. Before you press on, press off. Even though it is digital, you still have to try. Paint a picture. If you go on a 7-day trip, see if you can capture it with 1 picture. Why? Because 1 picture speaks 1000 words…

Categories: culture, Existential Ideas

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