By Marilyn Bridges, Rochester Institute of Technology, NY, student of Richard Zakia

5Creativity Education

“Conventional education makes independent thinking extremely difficult.”

Jiddu Krishnamurti, Education and the Significance of Life

Techniques are the tools of photography and creativity represents the desired outcome of photography…the implement and the object. It becomes important that we define the difference between how we will make a photograph—the technique, and why we will make a photograph—the creativity that goes into the image. In the last chapter we discussed the idea of assisting learning of the techniques of photography. In ...

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