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The magic of moments

Resting shopper wearing kimono, in Mitsukoshi department store in Nihonbashi
I was only wondering once again yesterday, why is it when people see what they think is a good photograph, they have to ask “what did you use to take this photo” or some other technical or mechanical question (see here for an example of this phenomenon, with no offense intended)? Presumably a person asking the question is attributing a large portion of the outcome of a pleasing picture to the equipment that was used to produce it. Often we hear phrases like “this camera takes good pictures”. I think we are all guilty of this.
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