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Interesting NY Times Article on "Computational Photography"
Old 12-23-2015   #1
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Interesting NY Times Article on "Computational Photography"

Maybe not news to some of you, but very interesting: http://lens.blogs.nytimes.com/2015/1...yt-region&_r=0
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That was fascinating, thank you.
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Very interesting. Thanks for the link.
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Excellent read, thanks

Originally Posted by photomoof View Post
Surely no one imagines the camera which has not really changed since the days of Mathew Brady, was going to last forever? Sooner or later the camera will stop being so mechanical, strapped to the lenses of 15th century telescopes.

Only the automobile seems destined to remain a 19th century designed metal and glass deathtrap forever, exhibiting no major conceptual changes, due to the static nature of the infrastructure (ancient roads unchanged for 2000 years) it navigates.

Photography is totally unrestrained - it is totally free to go where technology leads it.

Great peek into the future. Thanks for the link.
Quite agree, photography is as photography does. That said, I can already imagine the weeping, the howling, and the gnashing of teeth about it not being true photography but the work of the devil.

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