Photography

Too many photographers, too easy to handle cameras, too much opportunity to display the ‘best shots’ and too many ‘subjects’ – it is a time of change for photography.
Everyone is a photographer now- there can be no exclusivity and snobbery, no pretentions of high art about it. Your shot is almost as good as the award-winning photographers’. To the untrained eye, that ‘almost’ is non-existent in any case.
Remember the time when you would have been lucky to catch hold of people to show your hard-bound travel/marriage/artistic albums? You have a readymade gallery in social networking or photo sharing sites today.
As a closet photographer I am happy- that’s how it should be.
It is like the printed books reaching the common man when the printing press was invented. But where all this will lead to, is something that remains unclear. Books revolutionized the way we thought, but will this taking and posting of photographs on social networks lead to something significant? Any thoughts?

Advertisements

About Abhishek

I will let the blog speak for itself...or, at times, for me. View all posts by Abhishek

Do you agree? Please Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: