Earlybird.” It’s the “naked” photos that stand out in a filter-happy environment. Just because we can make anything look arty doesn’t mean everything is art, or even interesting.
When everything is filtered, the absence of a filter is what becomes interesting.
This democratization of photography has, predictably, also lowered
the taste floor for the medium, and it’s now time to grow upward instead
of outward. It’s time for everyone who has caught the bug and made it
over the initial photography hump to start thinking about what they’re
photographing … and why.
It’s time to raise our standards and re-introduce risk into
photography, so that taking good photos feels like an achievement
instead of a built-in feature. Let’s take all the fledgling
photographers created by apps like Instagram, Hipstamatic, and others
and lead them to the next frontier.
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