I've enjoyed taking photos since high school. It makes me focus on what's good around me and reminds me that a new perspective can be had at each moment...nothing ever stays the same. As with painting, lighting is critical and makes all the difference. And while many say that a photo is taken to 'hold on to the past', or not be present...if a photo makes you feel good, no matter how old it is, that's a feeling certainly worth holding on to.
(Click the links to be taken to Google photo pages.)