CAN THE PHOTO BE USED AS A THERAPY FORM?
Photography is not only a form of art; it is also a means of expression and a way of conveying thoughts and feelings. One photograph can tell hundreds of different stories. This is one of the reasons why some people perceive photography as a hobby, and others as a form of therapy.
Photography can be a good form of psychological treatment for people who need to “get back on track,” or those who are in the process of recovering from a tragic or sad incident in life. Photos have a healing effect on many people. At times, expressing emotions in words becomes too difficult; and this is exactly the moment when photography can help. In a world saturated with media, where people spend more and more time looking at screens, one would think that picking up a camera to recover from mental trauma is illogical, but scientific research proves the opposite. Continue reading