Digital Input

Digital Photography: An Introduction

Photography is no longer a singular experience involving the interrelationship of a subject with light and value as practiced by Paul Strand, nor is it about Henri Cartier-Bresson’s “Decisive Moment.” The medium has evolved into a threading together of human experiences to formulate complex iconographic patterns. Today, many photographers have become image-gatherers, using various digital means to collect and make images, discarding the strict real-world, observational, photographic practices of the past. This new, explosive digital aesthetic blurs the imagistic positions among commercial work, fashion, journalism, popular culture, and snapshots in both print and on the Web. Historically, this ...

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