A wonderful photo by Mike Hardisty, not only captures my interest, but creates an interesting story.
…with most of my photographs, the subject appears as a found object, something discovered, not arranged by me. I usually have an immediate recognition of the potential image, and I have found that too much concern about matters such as conventional composition may take the edge off the first inclusive reaction. – Ansel Adams
How I wish I could have said that about this photograph. I found the tool further down the hill lying abandoned in a ditch. I wanted to use the rocks in the foreground but thought there was something missing. So I moved the tool. What do you think? Does it add anything to the photograph?
Whether you agree or disagree that the tool adds something to the photograph also consider the ethical standpoint.
If I move something into or out of the scene I am about to photograph is it ethical? Granted it may make the…
View original post 584 more words