Estrin, James
October 2013
National Geographic;Oct2013, Vol. 224 Issue 4, p156
The article discusses the popularity of photography in the 21st century. The author argues that prior to mobile device camera applications on smartphones, aspiring photographers had to master the mechanics of a camera before they could create an image. Topics include how the ubiquity of cameras is transforming the way individuals experience dramatic events, the subjective nature of photography, and the social aspects of the democratization of photography.


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