On the importance of naming images ...

EREZ MAROM, DPREVIEW:

"In this article, I want to talk about a subject which might not seem specifically connected to landscape photography, but which in my opinion is very relevant to this field, and indeed all types of photography.

"Naming artworks has always been important, not only because it's useful to have a way to refer to the piece, but also, and much more importantly, to present a window to the creator's vision and ideas, to clarify his intentions when creating the piece and to provide additional content to the visual. In 'artistic' photography, it seems that the situation is similar, and an image's title sometimes holds much more than can be seen in the image itself, insinuate as to the photographer's motives and feelings and hint at things which can be missed otherwise. Even 'Untitled' images are often left untitled for a good reason. The title, or lack thereof, is a critical part of the art.

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