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Use a Camera to Help Open Your Eyes to the World Around You

There’s so much to see

A bunch of white grapes hanging on the vine.
“Fruit of the Vine” (© Mark Ali)

There are a lot of well-known quotations in photography. So many that I’ve written an article about some of my favorites.

One of those favorites comes from the great documentary photographer Dorothea Lange:

“The camera is an instrument that teaches people




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Mark Ali

Mark Ali

I’m a writer, a photographer, a music lover, and a professional ice sculptor. I’m kidding about that last thing. (View my portfolio at:

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