Technology and Flexibility

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We all to one degree or another suffer from GAS (Gear Acquisition Syndrome). It goes with the photographic territory that we want to use the ‘right’ equipment, whether that is digital film, large format or even cameraless. I could blame Vilem Flusser and his ideas on apparatus, but that would be churlish and just an excuse. As my photography has …

Qs week 2 – 2nd presentation – “Photography and Art of Science”

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Q: How do you think that the relationship between photography, science and technology has affected how we attribute ideas around knowledge and truth to the photographic image? Science, technology and photography are inextricably linked. Chemistry and the fixing of light led to photography’s invention, with competing methodologies. Interestingly, even as a scientific instrument (allowing us to see things we could …