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iPhoneography: How to Create Inspiring Photos with Your Smartphone by Michael Clawson

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Chapter    2

The Lost Connection

Photographers Gain Power at the Desktop, Yet Lose the Connection to Simplicity

Prior to the digital darkroom revolution, photography was more of an art form. Photographers worked with chemicals and papers, and had specialized rooms, dark rooms, which allowed them to control light. They knew exactly which combinations of light, chemicals, and development time achieved a specific goal. They were closer to their art form, exposing their creations by hand in a specialized, tactile way that involved their skill of touch. Yet, as digital single lens reflex cameras (DSLR) and digital editing software advanced, these ...

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