The Potential Implications of Contemporary Use of Mobile / Tablet Devices in Street Photography, Especially for the Representation of People in the City
Humanities and Social Sciences
Volume 5, Issue 2, March 2017, Pages: 102-107
Received: May 10, 2017;
Published: May 10, 2017
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Dunmin SHI, Communication and Media School, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
In present age, the appearance of mobile devices promoted the development of street photography, which enabled street photography represented more characteristics of the times. Firstly, mobile devices not only enriched the theme of street photography, but also made photography become more and more convenient and easy to operate so that enabled more amateurs to participate in street photography. Secondly, mobile devices also made photographs more authentic and with wide range of view point. Moreover, the mobile applications and social internet also contribute to communicate photographs, which provided more possibilities for people to share their viewpoint based on photographs. Finally, the appearance of mobile devices also resulted in some negative implications for both photography and society including photography authenticity and privacy issues especially in this media age.
The Potential Implications of Contemporary Use of Mobile / Tablet Devices in Street Photography, Especially for the Representation of People in the City, Humanities and Social Sciences.
Vol. 5, No. 2,
2017, pp. 102-107.
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