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That was one of the 10 most asked questions 20 years ago, but I haven't been asked that in a while, primarily because there are so many women photographers now. I've never thought of myself as a woman in this field. But if I was pressed, I think it actually works for you. I think on some level women have more empathy to a situation.
What can't be captured in a photograph? Valentina Bastic LAUSANNE, SWITZERLAND
A photograph is just a little, teeny-weeny, small piece of life. I feel like I see so much more than what I can actually get. I believe strongly in the power of the still photograph; it can say so much, but it really is just a small piece of what actually is going on.
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