Convergence, Modern Trends and Relevancy of Photography               and the Still Image Todayby Josh Self (@joshself)Aug...
Where has photography been and where is it       going?
Where has photography been and where is it       going?✤   New trends in photography
Where has photography been and where is it       going?✤   New trends in photography✤   Convergence (how    photography is...
Where has photography been and where is it       going?✤   New trends in photography✤   Convergence (how    photography is...
“Photographers deal in thingswhich are continually vanishingand when they have vanishedthere is no contrivance on earthwhi...
“Hyères, France, 1932″~Henri Cartier-Bresson
Behind Saint-Lazare Station, Paris 1932          ~Henri Cartier-Bresson
Some rights reserved. Photo by stevenkamenar
The last roll of Kodachrome  slide film was developed lastDecember (2010) by Dwayne’sPhoto, signaling the first death     ...
The last roll of Kodachrome  slide film was developed lastDecember (2010) by Dwayne’sPhoto, signaling the first death     ...
Steve Hebert for The New York Times
December 30th, 2010   Steve Hebert for The New York Times
New Trends inDigital Photography
New Trends inDigital Photography✤   HDR / single shot HDR
New Trends inDigital Photography✤   HDR / single shot HDR✤   Non-destructive editing
New Trends inDigital Photography✤   HDR / single shot HDR✤   Non-destructive editing✤   3D photography / 3D motion    phot...
New Trends inDigital Photography✤   HDR / single shot HDR✤   Non-destructive editing✤   3D photography / 3D motion    phot...
New Trends inDigital Photography✤   HDR / single shot HDR✤   Non-destructive editing✤   3D photography / 3D motion    phot...
New Trends inDigital Photography✤   HDR / single shot HDR✤   Non-destructive editing✤   3D photography / 3D motion    phot...
10 Megapixels declares world peace!
Trends: The 10 megapixel standard
Trends: The 10 megapixel standard✤   high enough resolution for printed images less than 24”x36”
Trends: The 10 megapixel standard✤   high enough resolution for printed images less than 24”x36”✤   anything more is overk...
Trends: The 10 megapixel standard✤   high enough resolution for printed images less than 24”x36”✤   anything more is overk...
Trends: HDR
Trends: HDR✤   3 or more bracketed RAW    exposures
Trends: HDR✤   3 or more bracketed RAW    exposures✤   combine in Photoshop or a    HDR program
Trends: HDR✤   3 or more bracketed RAW    exposures✤   combine in Photoshop or a    HDR program✤   Tone map or fine tune
Trends: HDR✤   3 or more bracketed RAW    exposures✤   combine in Photoshop or a    HDR program✤   Tone map or fine tune✤  ...
Some rights reserved by omninate from Flickr
New Trends inHDR Photography                  Some rights reserved by omninate from Flickr
New Trends inHDR Photography✤   Single shot HDR    cameras(coming soon?)                            Some rights reserved b...
New Trends inHDR Photography✤   Single shot HDR    cameras(coming soon?)✤   HDR mobile apps                            Som...
New Trends inHDR Photography✤   Single shot HDR    cameras(coming soon?)✤   HDR mobile apps✤   HDR panoramas              ...
New Trends inHDR Photography✤   Single shot HDR    cameras(coming soon?)✤   HDR mobile apps✤   HDR panoramas✤   Infrared H...
New Trends inHDR Photography✤   Single shot HDR    cameras(coming soon?)✤   HDR mobile apps✤   HDR panoramas✤   Infrared H...
New Trends inHDR Photography✤   Single shot HDR    cameras(coming soon?)✤   HDR mobile apps✤   HDR panoramas✤   Infrared H...
Non-destructive Editors(Adobe Lightroom, Apple Aperture)
Trends: Non-destructive Editors
Trends: Non-destructive Editors✤   Non-destructive to the original photo
Trends: Non-destructive Editors✤   Non-destructive to the original photo✤   allows quick test of hundreds of presets and fi...
Trends: Non-destructive Editors✤   Non-destructive to the original photo✤   allows quick test of hundreds of presets and fi...
Trends: Non-destructive Editors✤   Non-destructive to the original photo✤   allows quick test of hundreds of presets and fi...
Trends: Non-destructive Editors✤   Non-destructive to the original photo✤   allows quick test of hundreds of presets and fi...
Trends: Vintage Style
Trends: Vintage Style         ✤   Shooting in film
Trends: Vintage Style         ✤   Shooting in film         ✤   Toy cameras, Holga,             antique cameras
Trends: Vintage Style         ✤   Shooting in film         ✤   Toy cameras, Holga,             antique cameras         ✤   ...
Trends: Mobile Photography Apps
Trends: Mobile Photography Apps✤   Retro Camera for Android
Trends: Mobile Photography Apps✤   Retro Camera for Android
Trends: Cloud   Storage
Trends: Cloud       Storage✤   Picassa
Trends: Cloud       Storage✤   Picassa✤   Dropbox
Trends: Cloud       Storage✤   Picassa✤   Dropbox✤   iCloud (coming soon)
Trends: Cloud       Storage✤   Picassa✤   Dropbox✤   iCloud (coming soon)✤   Eye-Fi SD cards
Trends: 3D✤   HD 3D photography (for    viewing on newer 3D HD TVs)✤   3D video motion stills (using    motion effects and...
Convergence in photography
Convergence in photographyconvergeverb [ intrans. ](of several people or things) come together from different directions s...
Convergence: DSLRs  For Film Making
Convergence: DSLRs  For Film Making✤   What is possible with modern    DSLRs?
Convergence: DSLRs  For Film Making✤   What is possible with modern    DSLRs?✤   Full 1080p HD video
Convergence: DSLRs  For Film Making✤   What is possible with modern    DSLRs?✤   Full 1080p HD video✤   Interchangeable le...
Convergence: DSLRs  For Film Making✤   What is possible with modern    DSLRs?✤   Full 1080p HD video✤   Interchangeable le...
Convergence: DSLRs  For Film Making✤   What is possible with modern    DSLRs?✤   Full 1080p HD video✤   Interchangeable le...
Convergence: DSLRs  For Film Making✤   What is possible with modern    DSLRs?✤   Full 1080p HD video✤   Interchangeable le...
Canon 7D custom video rig
Convergence: Photoson Home Appliances
Convergence: Photoson Home Appliances✤   Samsung RF4289
Convergence: Photoson Home Appliances✤   Samsung RF4289✤   includes a touch screen and    apps for: Picasa photo storage  ...
Convergence: Photoson Home Appliances✤   Samsung RF4289✤   includes a touch screen and    apps for: Picasa photo storage  ...
What is more important than megapixels or        trends?
What is more important than megapixels or        trends?✤   Glass (Lenses)
What is more important than megapixels or        trends?✤   Glass (Lenses)✤   Dynamic Range
What is more important than megapixels or        trends?✤   Glass (Lenses)✤   Dynamic Range✤   Low Light Sensitivity and  ...
What is more important than megapixels or        trends?✤   Glass (Lenses)✤   Dynamic Range✤   Low Light Sensitivity and  ...
What is more important than megapixels or        trends?✤   Glass (Lenses)✤   Dynamic Range✤   Low Light Sensitivity and  ...
What is more important than megapixels or        trends?✤   Glass (Lenses)✤   Dynamic Range✤   Low Light Sensitivity and  ...
Relevancy of aStill Image in     2011
Relevancy: What a photo should do
Relevancy: What a photo should do✤   Change hearts and minds
Relevancy: What a photo should do✤   Change hearts and minds✤   Take you into the past and let you    see the potential of...
Relevancy: What a photo should do✤   Change hearts and minds✤   Take you into the past and let you    see the potential of...
Relevancy: What a photo should do✤   Change hearts and minds✤   Take you into the past and let you    see the potential of...
Relevancy: What a photo should do✤   Change hearts and minds✤   Take you into the past and let you    see the potential of...
Relevancy: What a photo should do✤   Change hearts and minds✤   Take you into the past and let you    see the potential of...
Relevancy: Why Nostalgia Matters
Relevancy: Why Nostalgia Mattersnostalgianouna sentimental longing or wistful affection for the past, typically for a peri...
“To send light intothe darkness of mens  hearts - such is the  duty of the artist.”                 ~Schumann
“To send light intothe darkness of mens  hearts - such is the  duty of the artist.”                                 ~Schum...
How Relevant    are your    photos?  Its up to you to MAKE them relevant!Trends and Convergence are just tools thatyou can...
“You don’t take a photograph, you make it.” ~Ansel Adams
Thanks for listening!                            www.joshuaselfphotography.com            @joshself | suctionhorse@gmail.c...
Convergence, Modern Trends and Relevancy of Photography and the Still Image Today
Convergence, Modern Trends and Relevancy of Photography and the Still Image Today
Convergence, Modern Trends and Relevancy of Photography and the Still Image Today
Convergence, Modern Trends and Relevancy of Photography and the Still Image Today
Convergence, Modern Trends and Relevancy of Photography and the Still Image Today
Convergence, Modern Trends and Relevancy of Photography and the Still Image Today
Convergence, Modern Trends and Relevancy of Photography and the Still Image Today
Convergence, Modern Trends and Relevancy of Photography and the Still Image Today
Convergence, Modern Trends and Relevancy of Photography and the Still Image Today
Convergence, Modern Trends and Relevancy of Photography and the Still Image Today
Convergence, Modern Trends and Relevancy of Photography and the Still Image Today
Convergence, Modern Trends and Relevancy of Photography and the Still Image Today
Convergence, Modern Trends and Relevancy of Photography and the Still Image Today
Convergence, Modern Trends and Relevancy of Photography and the Still Image Today
Convergence, Modern Trends and Relevancy of Photography and the Still Image Today
Convergence, Modern Trends and Relevancy of Photography and the Still Image Today
Convergence, Modern Trends and Relevancy of Photography and the Still Image Today
Convergence, Modern Trends and Relevancy of Photography and the Still Image Today
Convergence, Modern Trends and Relevancy of Photography and the Still Image Today
Convergence, Modern Trends and Relevancy of Photography and the Still Image Today
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  • Introduction: I’m a professional photographer\nWork freelance and with Fotowerks Custom Photography\nhave almost 15 years of experience learning photography - ongoing process\nhopefully I can show you guys some things that will spark creativity in your lives.\n
  • Introduction: I’m a professional photographer\nWork freelance and with Fotowerks Custom Photography\nhave almost 15 years of experience learning photography - ongoing process\nhopefully I can show you guys some things that will spark creativity in your lives.\n
  • Introduction: I’m a professional photographer\nWork freelance and with Fotowerks Custom Photography\nhave almost 15 years of experience learning photography - ongoing process\nhopefully I can show you guys some things that will spark creativity in your lives.\n
  • We will explore:\nConvergence - how still photography is mingling with video, 3D, mobile phones and other cutting edge technologies to create more than the sum of its parts.\nNew Trends - HDR (not really new), popularity of non-destructive editors, 3D photography, mega-pixel war, DSLRs for video\nRelevancy - does one still frame matter? make a difference? in the age of CGI and HD video.\n
  • We will explore:\nConvergence - how still photography is mingling with video, 3D, mobile phones and other cutting edge technologies to create more than the sum of its parts.\nNew Trends - HDR (not really new), popularity of non-destructive editors, 3D photography, mega-pixel war, DSLRs for video\nRelevancy - does one still frame matter? make a difference? in the age of CGI and HD video.\n
  • We will explore:\nConvergence - how still photography is mingling with video, 3D, mobile phones and other cutting edge technologies to create more than the sum of its parts.\nNew Trends - HDR (not really new), popularity of non-destructive editors, 3D photography, mega-pixel war, DSLRs for video\nRelevancy - does one still frame matter? make a difference? in the age of CGI and HD video.\n
  • We will explore:\nConvergence - how still photography is mingling with video, 3D, mobile phones and other cutting edge technologies to create more than the sum of its parts.\nNew Trends - HDR (not really new), popularity of non-destructive editors, 3D photography, mega-pixel war, DSLRs for video\nRelevancy - does one still frame matter? make a difference? in the age of CGI and HD video.\n
  • We will explore:\nConvergence - how still photography is mingling with video, 3D, mobile phones and other cutting edge technologies to create more than the sum of its parts.\nNew Trends - HDR (not really new), popularity of non-destructive editors, 3D photography, mega-pixel war, DSLRs for video\nRelevancy - does one still frame matter? make a difference? in the age of CGI and HD video.\n
  • Read and pause... next few are some examples of Cartier-Bresson’s work and how he liked to capture those natural once in a lifetime moments.\n
  • Read and pause... next few are some examples of Cartier-Bresson’s work and how he liked to capture those natural once in a lifetime moments.\n
  • Read and pause... next few are some examples of Cartier-Bresson’s work and how he liked to capture those natural once in a lifetime moments.\n
  • Pause for audience contemplation\nExplain motion capture and points in time that can’t be retrieved.\n
  • He captures moments in time that will never happen again. There is great value in that skill if done artistically.\n- CB used a Rangefinder so he almost always had his camera on him.\n
  • Not bad or good. Technology will always advance. Seize the day. Use it to achieve your goals(?)\n
  • Not bad or good. Technology will always advance. Seize the day. Use it to achieve your goals(?)\n
  • Not bad or good. Technology will always advance. Seize the day. Use it to achieve your goals(?)\n
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  • HDR is so popular there are now “trends within a trend”.\n
  • HDR is so popular there are now “trends within a trend”.\n
  • HDR is so popular there are now “trends within a trend”.\n
  • HDR is so popular there are now “trends within a trend”.\n
  • HDR is so popular there are now “trends within a trend”.\n
  • HDR is so popular there are now “trends within a trend”.\n
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  • Convergence, Modern Trends and Relevancy of Photography and the Still Image Today

    1. 1. Convergence, Modern Trends and Relevancy of Photography and the Still Image Todayby Josh Self (@joshself)August 6th 2011, BarCamp 2011
    2. 2. Where has photography been and where is it going?
    3. 3. Where has photography been and where is it going?✤ New trends in photography
    4. 4. Where has photography been and where is it going?✤ New trends in photography✤ Convergence (how photography is merging into new media)
    5. 5. Where has photography been and where is it going?✤ New trends in photography✤ Convergence (how photography is merging into new media)✤ Relevancy of the still image in the modern age
    6. 6. “Photographers deal in thingswhich are continually vanishingand when they have vanishedthere is no contrivance on earthwhich can make them come backagain.”~Henri Cartier-Bresson
    7. 7. “Hyères, France, 1932″~Henri Cartier-Bresson
    8. 8. Behind Saint-Lazare Station, Paris 1932 ~Henri Cartier-Bresson
    9. 9. Some rights reserved. Photo by stevenkamenar
    10. 10. The last roll of Kodachrome slide film was developed lastDecember (2010) by Dwayne’sPhoto, signaling the first death throes of the film age. Some rights reserved. Photo by stevenkamenar
    11. 11. The last roll of Kodachrome slide film was developed lastDecember (2010) by Dwayne’sPhoto, signaling the first death throes of the film age. Kodachrome rewarded generations of skilled users with a richness of color and a unique treatment of light that many photographers described as incomparable even as they shifted to digital cameras.http://www.nytimes.com/2010/12/30/us/30film.html Some rights reserved. Photo by stevenkamenar
    12. 12. Steve Hebert for The New York Times
    13. 13. December 30th, 2010 Steve Hebert for The New York Times
    14. 14. New Trends inDigital Photography
    15. 15. New Trends inDigital Photography✤ HDR / single shot HDR
    16. 16. New Trends inDigital Photography✤ HDR / single shot HDR✤ Non-destructive editing
    17. 17. New Trends inDigital Photography✤ HDR / single shot HDR✤ Non-destructive editing✤ 3D photography / 3D motion photography-video
    18. 18. New Trends inDigital Photography✤ HDR / single shot HDR✤ Non-destructive editing✤ 3D photography / 3D motion photography-video✤ Vintage style editing
    19. 19. New Trends inDigital Photography✤ HDR / single shot HDR✤ Non-destructive editing✤ 3D photography / 3D motion photography-video✤ Vintage style editing✤ Mobile photography apps
    20. 20. New Trends inDigital Photography✤ HDR / single shot HDR✤ Non-destructive editing✤ 3D photography / 3D motion photography-video✤ Vintage style editing✤ Mobile photography apps✤ Cloud storage (Picasa, Eye-Fi cards)
    21. 21. 10 Megapixels declares world peace!
    22. 22. Trends: The 10 megapixel standard
    23. 23. Trends: The 10 megapixel standard✤ high enough resolution for printed images less than 24”x36”
    24. 24. Trends: The 10 megapixel standard✤ high enough resolution for printed images less than 24”x36”✤ anything more is overkill unless you need poster and billboard work done
    25. 25. Trends: The 10 megapixel standard✤ high enough resolution for printed images less than 24”x36”✤ anything more is overkill unless you need poster and billboard work done✤ Example: Canon decided to keep their new G12 at 10 MP and improved more important features like HD video and ease of use.
    26. 26. Trends: HDR
    27. 27. Trends: HDR✤ 3 or more bracketed RAW exposures
    28. 28. Trends: HDR✤ 3 or more bracketed RAW exposures✤ combine in Photoshop or a HDR program
    29. 29. Trends: HDR✤ 3 or more bracketed RAW exposures✤ combine in Photoshop or a HDR program✤ Tone map or fine tune
    30. 30. Trends: HDR✤ 3 or more bracketed RAW exposures✤ combine in Photoshop or a HDR program✤ Tone map or fine tune✤ export to JPG or TIF
    31. 31. Some rights reserved by omninate from Flickr
    32. 32. New Trends inHDR Photography Some rights reserved by omninate from Flickr
    33. 33. New Trends inHDR Photography✤ Single shot HDR cameras(coming soon?) Some rights reserved by omninate from Flickr
    34. 34. New Trends inHDR Photography✤ Single shot HDR cameras(coming soon?)✤ HDR mobile apps Some rights reserved by omninate from Flickr
    35. 35. New Trends inHDR Photography✤ Single shot HDR cameras(coming soon?)✤ HDR mobile apps✤ HDR panoramas Some rights reserved by omninate from Flickr
    36. 36. New Trends inHDR Photography✤ Single shot HDR cameras(coming soon?)✤ HDR mobile apps✤ HDR panoramas✤ Infrared HDR Some rights reserved by omninate from Flickr
    37. 37. New Trends inHDR Photography✤ Single shot HDR cameras(coming soon?)✤ HDR mobile apps✤ HDR panoramas✤ Infrared HDR✤ HDR Light painting Some rights reserved by omninate from Flickr
    38. 38. New Trends inHDR Photography✤ Single shot HDR cameras(coming soon?)✤ HDR mobile apps✤ HDR panoramas✤ Infrared HDR✤ HDR Light painting Some rights reserved by omninate from Flickr✤ Multiplicity with HDR
    39. 39. Non-destructive Editors(Adobe Lightroom, Apple Aperture)
    40. 40. Trends: Non-destructive Editors
    41. 41. Trends: Non-destructive Editors✤ Non-destructive to the original photo
    42. 42. Trends: Non-destructive Editors✤ Non-destructive to the original photo✤ allows quick test of hundreds of presets and filters
    43. 43. Trends: Non-destructive Editors✤ Non-destructive to the original photo✤ allows quick test of hundreds of presets and filters✤ fast editing workflow
    44. 44. Trends: Non-destructive Editors✤ Non-destructive to the original photo✤ allows quick test of hundreds of presets and filters✤ fast editing workflow✤ batch synch
    45. 45. Trends: Non-destructive Editors✤ Non-destructive to the original photo✤ allows quick test of hundreds of presets and filters✤ fast editing workflow✤ batch synch✤ efficient key wording and cataloging for quick retrieval
    46. 46. Trends: Vintage Style
    47. 47. Trends: Vintage Style ✤ Shooting in film
    48. 48. Trends: Vintage Style ✤ Shooting in film ✤ Toy cameras, Holga, antique cameras
    49. 49. Trends: Vintage Style ✤ Shooting in film ✤ Toy cameras, Holga, antique cameras ✤ Editing vintage style
    50. 50. Trends: Mobile Photography Apps
    51. 51. Trends: Mobile Photography Apps✤ Retro Camera for Android
    52. 52. Trends: Mobile Photography Apps✤ Retro Camera for Android
    53. 53. Trends: Cloud Storage
    54. 54. Trends: Cloud Storage✤ Picassa
    55. 55. Trends: Cloud Storage✤ Picassa✤ Dropbox
    56. 56. Trends: Cloud Storage✤ Picassa✤ Dropbox✤ iCloud (coming soon)
    57. 57. Trends: Cloud Storage✤ Picassa✤ Dropbox✤ iCloud (coming soon)✤ Eye-Fi SD cards
    58. 58. Trends: 3D✤ HD 3D photography (for viewing on newer 3D HD TVs)✤ 3D video motion stills (using motion effects and 3D modeling)✤ Magic Pictures Videohttp://www.erik-lauritzen.com/lbh.mov
    59. 59. Convergence in photography
    60. 60. Convergence in photographyconvergeverb [ intrans. ](of several people or things) come together from different directions so as eventually tomeet
    61. 61. Convergence: DSLRs For Film Making
    62. 62. Convergence: DSLRs For Film Making✤ What is possible with modern DSLRs?
    63. 63. Convergence: DSLRs For Film Making✤ What is possible with modern DSLRs?✤ Full 1080p HD video
    64. 64. Convergence: DSLRs For Film Making✤ What is possible with modern DSLRs?✤ Full 1080p HD video✤ Interchangeable lenses
    65. 65. Convergence: DSLRs For Film Making✤ What is possible with modern DSLRs?✤ Full 1080p HD video✤ Interchangeable lenses✤ Large selection of custom accessories (stedi-cams, monitors, braces, etc.)
    66. 66. Convergence: DSLRs For Film Making✤ What is possible with modern DSLRs?✤ Full 1080p HD video✤ Interchangeable lenses✤ Large selection of custom accessories (stedi-cams, monitors, braces, etc.)✤ Full scale film production is possible at a fraction of the cost.
    67. 67. Convergence: DSLRs For Film Making✤ What is possible with modern DSLRs?✤ Full 1080p HD video✤ Interchangeable lenses✤ Large selection of custom accessories (stedi-cams, monitors, braces, etc.)✤ Full scale film production is possible at a fraction of the cost.✤ Full movies are already being shot and in production right now!
    68. 68. Canon 7D custom video rig
    69. 69. Convergence: Photoson Home Appliances
    70. 70. Convergence: Photoson Home Appliances✤ Samsung RF4289
    71. 71. Convergence: Photoson Home Appliances✤ Samsung RF4289✤ includes a touch screen and apps for: Picasa photo storage and viewer, Pandora, calendar, Epicurious recipe finder, and Twitter.
    72. 72. Convergence: Photoson Home Appliances✤ Samsung RF4289✤ includes a touch screen and apps for: Picasa photo storage and viewer, Pandora, calendar, Epicurious recipe finder, and Twitter.✤ oh and ice and water in the door...
    73. 73. What is more important than megapixels or trends?
    74. 74. What is more important than megapixels or trends?✤ Glass (Lenses)
    75. 75. What is more important than megapixels or trends?✤ Glass (Lenses)✤ Dynamic Range
    76. 76. What is more important than megapixels or trends?✤ Glass (Lenses)✤ Dynamic Range✤ Low Light Sensitivity and Clarity (sensor noise reduction)
    77. 77. What is more important than megapixels or trends?✤ Glass (Lenses)✤ Dynamic Range✤ Low Light Sensitivity and Clarity (sensor noise reduction)✤ Ease of use (external knobs and buttons)
    78. 78. What is more important than megapixels or trends?✤ Glass (Lenses)✤ Dynamic Range✤ Low Light Sensitivity and Clarity (sensor noise reduction)✤ Ease of use (external knobs and buttons)✤ Composition
    79. 79. What is more important than megapixels or trends?✤ Glass (Lenses)✤ Dynamic Range✤ Low Light Sensitivity and Clarity (sensor noise reduction)✤ Ease of use (external knobs and buttons)✤ Composition✤ Good / correct lighting
    80. 80. Relevancy of aStill Image in 2011
    81. 81. Relevancy: What a photo should do
    82. 82. Relevancy: What a photo should do✤ Change hearts and minds
    83. 83. Relevancy: What a photo should do✤ Change hearts and minds✤ Take you into the past and let you see the potential of the future!
    84. 84. Relevancy: What a photo should do✤ Change hearts and minds✤ Take you into the past and let you see the potential of the future!✤ Provoke an emotion in the viewer (good or bad)
    85. 85. Relevancy: What a photo should do✤ Change hearts and minds✤ Take you into the past and let you see the potential of the future!✤ Provoke an emotion in the viewer (good or bad)✤ Tell a story or make a statement (same thing?)
    86. 86. Relevancy: What a photo should do✤ Change hearts and minds✤ Take you into the past and let you see the potential of the future!✤ Provoke an emotion in the viewer (good or bad)✤ Tell a story or make a statement (same thing?)✤ Create art or promote natural beauty
    87. 87. Relevancy: What a photo should do✤ Change hearts and minds✤ Take you into the past and let you see the potential of the future!✤ Provoke an emotion in the viewer (good or bad)✤ Tell a story or make a statement (same thing?)✤ Create art or promote natural beauty✤ Capture a memory that MUST BE preserved
    88. 88. Relevancy: Why Nostalgia Matters
    89. 89. Relevancy: Why Nostalgia Mattersnostalgianouna sentimental longing or wistful affection for the past, typically for a period or place with happypersonal associationsfrom Greek nostos ‘return home’ + algos ‘pain.’ OR “the pain from an old wound” Mad Men Video on YouTube
    90. 90. “To send light intothe darkness of mens hearts - such is the duty of the artist.” ~Schumann
    91. 91. “To send light intothe darkness of mens hearts - such is the duty of the artist.” ~SchumannA good photo should provoke emotion,tell a story, create art, promote naturalbeauty or capture a memory that MUST be preserved. If it doesn’t do one of these, a photo isn’t worth having.
    92. 92. How Relevant are your photos? Its up to you to MAKE them relevant!Trends and Convergence are just tools thatyou can use to keep your photos fresh and relevant. But, don’t rely solely on them.Be creative, set yourself apart and develop your own style.
    93. 93. “You don’t take a photograph, you make it.” ~Ansel Adams
    94. 94. Thanks for listening! www.joshuaselfphotography.com @joshself | suctionhorse@gmail.comPhotographer and Editor for Fotowerks Custom Photography and frequent freelancer.Www.fotowerkscustomphotography.com | Enjoy The Rest Of Barcamp!

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