The death of photography: are camera phones destroying an artform?

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From presidential selfies to never-ending Instagram feeds, the world is now drowning in images. Celebrated photographers debate the impact of this mass democratisation on their craft

Antonio Lopez‘s insight:

Some interesting insights into how ubiquitous cameras are transforming photography. While I think the term "destruction" is a bit shrill, I do think the point about people substituting picture taking for experience is a valid one, although Susan Sontag already said this a long time ago.

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