I’ve written before about how a photograph can allow you to see things you’d not ordinarily be able to notice.
The other day at the beach I saw a ship on the horizon. I put my camera on its strongest zoom setting, steadied it on a post, and took this photo.
Without the camera, without being able to look again later, none of these details would be visible.
Then there was the day I took some photos of the Black Point Beach marsh and plains.
It’s pretty down there.
Those pictures are often worth looking at carefully.
This one was.
There’s a deer in the photo.
I never saw the deer until I got home.
Speaking of using a camera to see what you can’t see, I encountered this article recently.
It’s about Nathan Myhrvold’s snowflake photography.
Here’s a link to the article.
Here’s to all the curious humans who take second looks or more!