1. They have an eye for telling a story. They use their keen eyes to find a scene or a place in time that tells a story to their audience. Photojournalists are some of the best at this, because it captures a moment in time and history, that can’t be recreated. Examples would be for wars, tragedy, and any other memorable events.
2. They capture the essence of their subject. Real photographers’ work doesn’t have the appearance of a photograph. Some of the best photography that I have seen looks more like someone pressed pause during a movie instead of looking like they posed everyone. They capture people in motion, living things in action, and do not wait until a fleeting moment goes by.
3. Many are spontaneous. Some photographers shoot real life, and some create the scenery themselves. Either way that it is done, it is still fantastic. When a photographer can display a mood or a scene that makes you stop and take it all in, then they have done their job. Some photographers get up in the morning and decide to go somewhere random, such as in the city or in the wilderness, not knowing what they will find, but end up coming back with amazing shots.
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