When Photography Becomes More Than Just Taking Pictures | Stephen Wallace, M.D., J.D.

February 17, 2015 8:27 PM

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When Photography Becomes More Than Just Taking Pictures | Stephen Wallace, M.D., J.D.

We wanted to take the best photograph ever taken in Myanmar. My guide, MM, and I were tired of the same stale images being photographed of his country over and over. We felt we could do something better and if not better at least more original. Of course we are as guilty as all the other photographers that took the same tried and true photographs, great images initially but ones that were starting to bore us.

The one photograph that we were swearing off was the "light ray" photographs being taken in the Buddhist temples of Bagan of young Buddhist monks reading in the dark. We agreed "light ray" images were impressive, but since Marcelo Castro had won a National Geographic award for exactly what were talk...

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