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Painting by iPhone

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This is just a quick photo with my Apple iPhone as I was walking by the Frog Pond yesterday. I had no conventional camera. Do you know the french painter Georges Seurat? This shot reminds me of him.

My point here is not that this photograph is somehow some great work of art. It does however underscore the point that the era of stand alone cameras is under severe attack by that gizmo we all carry in our pockets or purses.

The Selfie Stick Three

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These three girls graphically represent what is happening to photography today. The camera on one’s smartphone is the camera of choice for most people. Even if it means putting it at the end of a long pole and almost boinking the head of a passing photographer who wasn’t looking where he was going because he was concentrating on taking a picture of this happy trio of tourists.

Luckily the cellphone at end of their pole nicely fit into my frame so all’s well that…(etc.)

The Patriots Cap

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I love this for its sheer weirdness. It’s 90 degrees outside and along comes this enormous rather menacing guy in a wool hat and heavy coat listening to music! This is why street shooting is such fun. By the way I took this picture on my iPhone.

Reading By The Charles

She was sitting by the water. Mostly shaded save the papers on her lap. I stopped quite near to take her picture with my iPhone. She never looked up and I moved on surprised my my luck.

Shower Door Abstract

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Sometimes a good photograph is just a steamy few inches away.

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