Not long ago, I saw an article by Nicholas Day on Slate.com about babies and pointing. The article discussed how babies point at things to help them create meaning in their world and to share their experiences with someone else. It immediately made me think of what photographers do. We use our cameras to point; to carefully and systematically say to the rest of the world “look at that!” In this podcast, I discuss the importance of pointing and what it means when we point in a sophisticated way at something.
And here’s the podcast: