The Kodak paradigm

18 Jul

Truer words were never spoken:

The Kodak paradigm suggests that a radical decrease in cost will lead to a transformation in [camera] usage, and that's exactly what we're starting to see. Many amateur digital photographers are choosing to capture parts of their lives that wouldn't have interested the Brownie and Instamatic generations. They take pictures of their breakfasts. They take pictures of their subway commute into work. They take pictures of a dreary office meeting that's gone on too long. And they take way too many pictures of their cats.

Link: Total Recall: How to develop a photographic memory without even trying

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