i have to agree with the other two..
photography is about seeing through another's perspective the detailed light, shadows luring a stubborn mind to see what it may or generally may not..
a glimps of something unique that often would not have been portrayed in a single glance.. yet captured for eternity such a statement that makes you go.. ahhh...
photography is one of the strongest most incredible art forms of history... without it, we would have no buildings of ancient times to study for modern architecture, or of children to study playing chasing butterfly's, a ship docking in a storm, a ripple on a pond left by a duck that had managed to score a breadcrumb, an oar that dips gently into a stream as lovers glide effortlessly by..
it causes the imagination to visualise something we all desire.. a piece of beauty.