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September 27, 2011


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This reminded me of when i went to Cambodia and spent sometimes more than 30 minutes waiting to get a shot of the ruins in Anchor Wat with no tourists in it. When I posted my photos online my mom said she wanted to see more pictures with people in them! ^_^

Rizal Affif

Haha, I got your point.

Framing! We all do it!


Most people of course never see the places they visit.

I notice this all the time in temples here in Japan. Many people (off all ages and all ethnic backgrounds) walk through the gate, get out their cameras, frame shots, take them, and walk away.

The only time they stop to look at the buildings is when they are composing their photos - in order to re-live at some future date an experience they are not having now!

But then again, there's me with no camera, doing the very same! LOL!


I especially enjoyed this post, Barry, and the comments are reminding me that when I went to Japan I felt obligated to take pictures and resented the interruption of my experience. :). Back home, I was grateful for the pictures, of course.

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