The Truth About Digital Photography


Photography has been able to capture in precise detail the reality of people, places or things in a way that hadn’t previously been possible in any other art form. Viewers had faith in a photograph as a true picture of something that actually existed. The photographer’s choice of framing, lighting and management of the shot taken could persuade the viewer to a particular interpretation of the final image, but in the early days most saw photography as being the truth. Since the early days of photography picture editors were often fooled by bogus prints. The “spirit” photographs of William Mumler […]