La fotografía deja la niñez y crece vertiginosamente… Aunque muchos se aferran a un mundo críptico de ‘fotógrafos entendidos, puros’, con cámara al hombro. Me recuerda mucho al mundo del vino y esos sumilleres que lo convierten en un mundo oscuro en vez de divulgar con el corazón.
It’s time to stop talking about photography. It’s not that photography is dead as many have claimed, but it’s gone.
Just as there’s a time to stop talking about girls and boys and to talk instead about women and men so it is with photography; something has changed so radically that we need to talk about it differently, think of it differently and use it differently. Failure to recognize the huge changes underway is to risk isolating ourselves in an historical backwater of communication, using an interesting but quaint visual language removed from the cultural mainstream.
The moment of photography’s “puberty” was around the time when the technology moved from analog to digital although it wasn’t until the arrival of the Internet-enabled smartphone that we really noticed a different behavior. That’s when adolescence truly set in. It was surprising but it all seemed somewhat natural and although we experienced a…
Ver la entrada original 1.335 palabras más