Tuesday, June 17, 2008

THE PARADOXES OF DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY

Recently emerged technologies of image-making, image manipulation, and vision depend on digital computers. All of them, as a whole, allow photographs to perform new, unprecedented, and still poorly understood functions. All of them radically change what a photograph is.


Lev Manovich

I had not intended to keep posting development articles, if for no other reason than that I have handed the project in for marking, but I have just come across the above quote which comes from:-

Photography After Photography.Exhibition catalog.
Germany, 1995.

The full article repays reading

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