A picture is worth a thousand words

Alexis - Magnolia, Texas
Entered on May 19, 2011
Age Group: Under 18
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I believe in a picture. They say a picture is worth a thousand words. When I was fifteen I found my love for taking pictures. A picture can show anything. It can show happy memories, or sad memories. You can take a picture at any time you want. Taking a picture is like painting on a blank canvas; except the world is your canvas and you can take whatever you want.

A picture can tell a story. It can tell you something about someone, it can show you the meaning of something, it can capture peoples feeling, it can capture a memory. A picture is something you can keep forever. A picture can be set up and posed or just a random picture. Pictures are what make up the world. Without pictures we wouldn’t have television, magazines, newspapers, movies. All those things take pictures.

Television takes pictures to be able to show the screen. Pictures make up most of magazines these days. Newspapers do not have many pictures but they have some. Without a picture in the newspaper we wouldn’t know what was going on in the world with a picture you can see what happened across the world; without you wouldn’t know your mind would just be off to wonder and sometimes that can be bad. Movies are just like television, you have several pictures all working together.

Pictures can be of anything you want, anything you desire. I believe a picture can say much more than a word can. A picture can show a person how you’re truly feeling. I believe a picture can tell a story. A picture can tell what you did that day. I believe you don’t have to be good at taking pictures to be able to take one. There are different kinds of cameras. Some are simple you just aim and click, some are fancy you change settings, light, color, shutter speed, and some you have to change the flash.

I am a photographer I take pictures of all kinds of things. I take pictures of random things. When I learned my love for photography I got so many things out of it. I got memories that will last a life time. Without photography I wouldn’t know what to do. I have thousands of pictures on my camera I have pictures hanging up on my walls to remind me of things that have happened. I take pictures according to my mood.

In a picture you can reveal miracles forgotten about. There is a beauty in pictures. A picture can be a reminder of better time and can make you smile; a picture is a gift to someone. A picture says a thousand words you could not.