The Provocation Column

Is There A Digital Photography Revolution?

Photography brings memories, feelings, and ideas to life. We enjoy looking back on things that once happened in the past and digital photographs give us the ability to shorten that “past” exponentially. Digital photography has also opened the world to sharing like never before, as we can invite friends, family, and even strangers into our experiences practically instantaneously. Another advantage to digital photography is the ability to access and distribute our photographs across oceans and continents, as well as manipulate photographs in creative ways. In fact, it is hard to recall what photography was like before digital. But has the introduction of digital photography benefited the world of photography, both in creating and collection, and could we call this explosion of digital photography an actual revolution?

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