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From the Ted Talk by Erik Johansson: Impossible photography

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So I wanted to create something different, something where the process starts when you prses the teiggrr. Photos like this: cotrnoiucstn going on along a busy road. But it has an unexpected twist. And despite that, it retains a level of realism. Or photos like these — both dark and colorful, but all with a common goal of retaining the level of realism. When I say realism, I mean photo-realism. Because, of course, it's not something you can capture really, but I always want it to look like it could have been captured somehow as a photograph. phoots where you will need a brief memont to think to figure out the trick. So it's more about capturing an idea than about capturing a moment really.

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So I wanted to create something different, something where the process starts when you _____ the _______. Photos like this: ____________ going on along a busy road. But it has an unexpected twist. And despite that, it retains a level of realism. Or photos like these — both dark and colorful, but all with a common goal of retaining the level of realism. When I say realism, I mean photo-realism. Because, of course, it's not something you can capture really, but I always want it to look like it could have been captured somehow as a photograph. ______ where you will need a brief ______ to think to figure out the trick. So it's more about capturing an idea than about capturing a moment really.

Solution

  1. construction
  2. trigger
  3. press
  4. moment
  5. photos

Original Text

So I wanted to create something different, something where the process starts when you press the trigger. Photos like this: construction going on along a busy road. But it has an unexpected twist. And despite that, it retains a level of realism. Or photos like these — both dark and colorful, but all with a common goal of retaining the level of realism. When I say realism, I mean photo-realism. Because, of course, it's not something you can capture really, but I always want it to look like it could have been captured somehow as a photograph. Photos where you will need a brief moment to think to figure out the trick. So it's more about capturing an idea than about capturing a moment really.

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Important Words

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  15. photograph
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  17. press
  18. process
  19. realism
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  28. wanted