THERE ARE A FEW RISKS INHERENT in discussions like the ones we’ve undertaken in this book. The first is that, in simplifying things for the sake of education, an over simplification occurs. If at any point—particularly in the discussion of the 20 photographs at the end of book—I made any of this stuff seem easy, let me clarify: it is not. Like spoken language, there are times you do it effortlessly, without thinking. Other times you trip over your words, and you need to try to better express yourself a couple times before getting it right. With time and practice you speak or write with greater ease, accessing that conscious part of the brain less and less as you grapple for the words. Sometimes you see all kinds of elements and make ...

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