- The person, place, or thing shown in the photograph, or a special focus on them
- Memories, or the way you remember an event (which may or may not be the way it actually happened)
- The idea of a mock-up or fake version of what's in the photo (rather than the real thing)
Taking a photograph can represent wanting to remember something or enjoying a particular moment.
For more clues to meaning, consider the subject portrayed, the context, and how you feel about the photo.