Day: December 4, 2018

We Are All Photographers Now


See what I mean? Look at all those people taking pictures. There are six smartphones that I can count and I think a see a seventh hiding behind the blue umbrella. That’s a lot of pictures made in just a few minutes. That’s a lot of uploads to these folks’ favorite social media. That explains why various social media talk about such high numbers of uploads. It’s also a lot of noise. Not a lot of signal. I mentioned to a Storyteller friend that the marginal to good pictures posted online was at least 80 to 20%, which is an old business ratio. Truth be told, it’s probably about 97% of posted pictures that make up the marginal side. There are so many pictures being posted each day that it is almost impossible for the good ones to be seen. What to do? What to do? What’s a wise man to do? If you are trying to build a career these days it’s tough. You can use various tags as a couple of friends of …