The saying "a picture is worth a thousand words" holds true with many famous snapshots of history.
Pictures capture a moment, an important person, or even artistic beauty. Photographers at the
The focus is set on the photographers of the life enrichment center, a non-profit that helps those with developmental disabilities discover their true talent. Eight photographers in all showcased their skills in "Captured Moments" a black and white photo gallery. Some pictures captured cherished possessions, others a favorite place and the beauty of creation found its way into the gallery.
"Just to see them light up and to show everybody this is my picture, this is my picture, you know to me was the most rewarding thing of it all. It's worth it all for their moment in time," said Barbara Coleman, the director of the
A snapshot can show the unique personality of a person and in the exhibit creativity bursts through the lens of each artist.
"Beauty lies in the eyes of the beholder, so sometimes I don't see what they see, but once these pictures are developed and we see them, I think that what comes out is beautiful," said Sheryl Folsom, an instructor.
The pictures show places of inspiration for the photographers; all the shots located somewhere in Milledgeville. The exhibit marks a special day for these photographers with each new snapshot comes another smile.
The Life Enrichment Center is in need of more cameras. If you'd like to help, just mail your monetary donation or camera to CBX 032, GCSU, Milledgeville GA, 31061.