Human gesture and expression are the essence of photography. It’s not about lights or fast lenses and fast film. It’s the ability to capture a moment in time. To capture the spirit of someone in that magic box is wonderful. It’s what I fell in love with as a kid.
Note: I’ve found sites for two different John Shearers – either may or may not belong to the Quote of the Day Photographer mentioned above. Both, however, appear to have singers and musicians as their subjects:
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