We shoot what we see. Sometimes it’s because we are looking for it, sometimes it just comes to us.
Photography is the practice of critical seeing, like critical thinking. When you decide to frame something your attention gets focused. The eye really gets in the act. You parse and concatenate the various key elements, separating them and then bringing them together.
How often have you gone looking for a photo and said to yourself “What do I see?” The answer is always visual.