Photography and the death of reality.
It is not a new concept, but I think about often. A photograph, even if it is not digitally enhanced (or chemically enhanced), removes some of the reality from a scene simply by the mechanics of cameras and lenses. When a photograph is digitally enhanced, be it a photograph of a fashion model or street scene, then reality is really on the way out.
Do you agree that photography is causing us to lose touch with the reality of how a scene, person, animal and so on really looks?
Here is just one example. See what I mean?
What are your thoughts on photography and the death of reality? Post a comment.
Explore the light, and your own reality.
P.S. John Lennon: Reality leaves a lot to the imagination.