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photo contest slideshow
Americanized Wisteria flower blooms
Southwest on short final
Morning Bagan
Teenie Weenie Pink Hoodie
Hearts In Nature
Beauty In Waterdrops
Flowers in Central Park
Mule Deer at the base of Crestone Peak
The Bricks of Castle Williams
Giola - natural rocky pool on Thassos island, Greece
One World Trade Center from Governors Island
The eye of the beholder.
The Beach Rocks
Mirrored Moose
N.Y.P.D.
Capitol Reef Barn House
Narnia in NoDak
A Nice Camera in Nice Lighting
Stunning Blue Crater Lake with Harrier Hound
Chicago from Above
Fred & George relaxing
Beauty with Imperfections
Fred & George cuddling
15th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
The eye of the beholder.

Somewhere between manifest and destiny... Manifest : Clear or obvious to the eye or mind. Destiny : The events that will necessarily happen to a particular person or thing in the future. By freezing time the photographer is able to sit in that fraction of a second for as long as he/she wants. Why that photo? Why this particular setting? Why this person? What led me to this place? What was I feeling? All these questions stand within that split second and the four corners of the frame. The best way I can describe street photography is somewhere between two places, manifest and destiny. Manifest, or our mind, heart, or soul's ability to comprehend persons, things, or situations colliding into one frame to tell the photographer's story. And destiny, whether or not we're able to be in the right place or the right time to witness it, the constant turning of street corners, or waiting until the lights and shadows are in the perfect position. **Nothing is staged, added, or subtracted.**

TAGS: Candid, Chicago, Illinois, Street

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Date Taken: 04.2017
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