Goodbye, Cameras

  image from www.newyorker.com

While we’ve long obsessed over the size of the film and image sensors, today we mainly view photos on networked screens—often tiny ones, regardless of how the image was captured—and networked photography provides access to forms of data that go beyond pixels. This information, like location, weather, or even radiation levels, can transform an otherwise innocuous photo of an empty field near Fukushima into an entirely different object.

via www.newyorker.com

Craig Mod, who spent thousands on high-end analogue cameras, marks the transition to another kind of photography altogether, one in which reproducibility is the defining characteristic. 

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