I am not an artist.
I am an industrial designer. I use drawing and 3D CAD to communicate my thoughts and ideas, I use photography to document processes and showcase products. Photography is part science, part storytelling. Inflection, emphasis, and tone give us an insight into the storyteller's personality.
This is what makes photography very special, stories are told by using time, light, and imagination. Intended or not, it's a form of self-expression, because each image that is captured tells us something about its photographer. We see the world through someone else's eyes, and that's pretty cool.