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The Downfall of Photography“A Photograph is often looked at - seldom looked into.” ~Ansel Adams
It is not but human nature for us, as society, to advance. Through a quick glance in a history text book, it is obvious that humanity has advanced in several ways; socially, economically and mechanically. One large component of our advancement is technology. Since the invention of electricity, our capability for innovation has sky-rocketed. We have gone from lightbulbs to iPads in a little over a century. With this, society has, through the work of many individuals, contributed to the sophistication of many art forms. Many art forms progressed from primarily analogue to digital, from real life to computer, particularly, photography. With the continuation of advancing technology, namely, cameras and social media, the concept and social perception of “the photograph” and all it comprises is slowly dying.
Photography has changed. The process of capturing and creating an image, in contrast to h
Let the Sparrows InI.
Blackbirds rest on the power lines,
their silhouettes form the notation
to a dawn song set on the sheet music
of telephone poles contrasted by the sun.
Curled leaves are land mines littered
on the lawn where imprints of twigs
and a nurturing robin's tracks collect.
Branchlets and leaflets stem from
porch step railings and mailboxes;
the numbers read odd on the east,
even on the west side of the asphalt:
The engraved letters on
the siding reads, "Davis."
This house is home to family
so let the sparrows in.
with its branching hallways
furniture rooted to the floor
family, friends, the occasional
out from home.
Let the sparrows in; let
Let the door's
loosen—let the door stand ajar
be let open
the night owls and
let the doves
in pairs in the iridescent
Let the sparrows in.
Framed on either side
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