Photo Haiku: More Moment Than Object

One of the aspects of photographic haiku that I’m always working on, and that gives students pause, is the balance between “moment” and “object.” While the things that catch my eye are very often cool looking (patterns, shadows, scenes), my haiku practice pushes me to capture images that are more than that. As a rule I suggest a haiku image couldn’t have been shot by another photographer nearby, nor even by me a moment before or after, and truly leverages the camera’s ability to show the ephemeral…

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