A Cover From…

Don’t Take Pictures Magazine, Spring 2015

” …The title references the way in which we speak about photography. It comes from something I used to say to my students when I was a teaching assistant: ‘Don’t take pictures- make them.’ This subtle change in language highlights the distinction between widespread use of cameras in the modern world, and the considered act of creating photographic art. I use ‘Don’t Take Pictures’ as a mantra to celebrate photography as fine art, and to engage as many people as possible with the medium in a thoughtful and articulate way…” – magazine creator Kat Kiernan