Film vs. No-Film

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“Twitchy;” Not Twitchy

http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2012/dec/19/instagram-collective-act-self-delusion

Degas

http://arpeggia.tumblr.com/post/37758339933

“Meaning is mushy. Meaning falls apart.”

http://lareviewofbooks.org/article.php?type=&id=1040&fulltext=1&media=

Excuse me: digital humanities? Somehow not unrelated: as Howard Hampton put it in, mid-paragraph (and the Times placed it, at the top of the column), this Sentence Of The Week: “The random gush of information and observation starts to coalesce into patterns; the leapfrogging backward and forward in time is gradually shaped into history, or at least becomes dried handprints in the warped concrete of memory.”

Doh Puuh Wuuh Ih Ma Mahf

http://theonlinephotographer.typepad.com/the_online_photographer/2012/10/digital-photographers-insecure.html

Not Dead.

Yet. (Ever?)

Many of you know how this guy feels:

http://theonlinephotographer.typepad.com/the_online_photographer/2011/09/random-excellence-the-lazy-aussie.html

Work in Progess/Process

Not that anyone’s on tenterhooks, but some negatives are made, and what remains is what has been called the “photo-finishing.”

As a further preview, here’s a little sample ‘shopping:

Yep.

You don’t have to abandon the process you enjoy

In response to this week’s alarmist articles about film’s allegedly imminent demise, Blake Andrews posted on his blawwg: “I must live in some film bubble timewarp because virtually every photographer I know in Portland still shoots film. My photogroup Lightleak has eight to twelve members depending on what month it is and who shows up, and every one of us is a film shooter.”

If you have asked about this, or paid attention to conversations and posts, you already know that most of the following is reasonable. Nonetheless, this article by Ctein…

…makes long-term planning clearer: http://theonlinephotographer.typepad.com/the_online_photographer/2011/06/film-photography-future.html