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Rebus: Where Words and Images Meet: Photography

In the world of the Arts and Sciences, we value words and things. And we value the interplay of both to gain meaning, insights, and new perspectives. Though we offer no puzzles here, in this inaugural edition of REBUS, we do offer various observations on

Morning Dew, a photograph by Jim Hughson.

Listen to Your Seeing

The nature of the camera, allows the photographer to select a section which represents what they are actually seeing. One can look, but not see what is there in front of them. In order to see, one has to listen to what they are seeing.  Pay attention to your subject, what is it telling you. The mood of the photographer will determine how and what they see.

1. How important are the graphic elements? Do tone , line and perspective play a major part in looking at the photograph?

2. What is emphasized?

3. Does the image have an emotional or physical impact?

4. What information has been selected by the photographer and what do you find interesting in the photograph?