I want you to imagine you decided you wanted to take a photo of a beautiful rose. You turn on your camera, find the rose that you want to photograph, but then you turn your camera in the direction of a pile of trash that is near the rose. You carefully adjust the focus, and the camera settings so that the item in view is clearly in focus. Then you snap, snap, and snap several photos. But you’re a bit annoyed! There’s nothing but a pile of trash in your photos. The rose is no where in site!
So you attempt this process again. Being even more careful, and diligent about your camera settings. Being careful to keep the camera steady. Checking the light and the camera angle. But again… you turn your camera towards the pile of trash, focus in and snap shot, after shot after shot.
Again, no rose.
At this point, you’re convinced that your camera must be broken.
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