Photography records the gamut
of feelings written on the human face, the
beauty of the earth and skies that man has
inherited, and the wealth and confusion man has
created. It is a major force in explaining man
to man. ~Edward Steichen
Photography can be very "artsy"
and altruistic in nature, and it can be very
ordinary and highly commercial. Photography can be a
passionate hobby or a challenging
and rewarding career.
Four of the five photography topics
shown below are about doing photography—the
kinds of things that photographers do and the skills
they must master. The topic, Photography
Appreciation, is about photography.