Two views of the same dumpster near 9th & Washington Avenue in the heart of South Philly's Italian Market. The black & white version was taken in January, and the color version was taken today.
Or... made in January and made today.




I'm on the fence regarding the Take vs. Make concept of describing the act of photography. Taking refers to the aggressive and intrusive nature of photography, especially when it involves people shots....(as well as the phrases...shooting, pointing, capturing, etc) To me, Making leans too heavily towards art and painting. I don't think I make anything when I release the shutter. I am recording an instant in time, I have removed it from the continuum as a frozen moment. We need a word for the act of photography that describes the subtle and thoughtful moment of image recording.
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