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Feeling the Love

Crimson Tide (Day one hundred thirty-seven), originally uploaded by Madame Meow.

Today, I came to a simple conclusion: everyone likes having their picture taken.

Unfortunately, not everyone likes what is actually captured on film or by a digital sensor. This is why people say they don't like to have their picture taken.

Photography these days is not as expensive and forbidding a hobby as it once was, so everyone can have access to a portrait. The problem then becomes something that has been as elusive in the beginning as it is now: a way to know exactly how to pose to look one's best, and a person holding the business end of the contraption who can make you look good.

I think everyone deserves being able to come out of the getting-your-picture-taken closet– even shopping carts at Target.

Do I think I am the person who will make you snap out of it and make you think you like having your picture taken? I don't know about that. However, I do know that suddenly it feels a little like a light has been turned on: I understand human nature a bit better.

Everyone wants to be loved. Loved and held precious in some way is the key to the riddle: and a well-taken picture is the ultimate Valentine for most of us.

We just need to find that someone who can love us enough, even for just one instant.

This entry was published on May 27, 2010 at 11:15 pm and is filed under Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink. Follow any comments here with the RSS feed for this post.

One thought on “Feeling the Love

  1. What a cool photo.
    And some brilliant insights.

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