Chapter 2. Photography Evolves

The equilibrium has been punctuated. Photography provides us all with a rich petri dish for artistic and scientific experimentation. With any discipline that encourages multidisciplinary tinkering, evolutionary principles are at work. We can see examples of how biology, industry, language, and more evolve, and this template for change also holds domain over photography.

The eleemosynary nature of the Internet and the artist has driven the evolution of photography forward faster than ever before. Artists love to share their work with others. As the economy evolves, it can be argued that attention is the new currency. Not since the Salons of Paris during the Impressionist movement have artists been able to engage in ...

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