The old internet is mostly an infringement of copyright.
Easy. Old digital photos will be so small compared to the new ones that it’ll be the way we’ll differentiate them. It’ll not be their state of deteriotation but their lack of quality in futures stadards.
dorothy do you fear change because you fear death or do you fear change because you’re incompetent?
“So successful has been the camera’s role in beautifying the world that photographs, rather than the world, have become the standard of the beautiful. “
I’ve been loving your comics on nostalgia. Great insights.
Do I color girl as Sontag, grrrl as Leibovitz, or do I through down Def Leopard.
What if we don’t like old photographs because their physical wah-de-do-dah?
somewhere, a Leica M3 weeps for its lost Kodachrome…
LOVE this. i collect old photos and all my old stuff used to belong to someone else…
This explains the popularity of Instagram — instant nostalgia!
And Eastman Kodak is no longer making cameras anyway. A whole new trove of potential antiques to treasure divorced from their original function.
So Instagram lets us view the present though the warped lens of the past.
Sepia filters! Sepia filters everywhere!
There are lots of tutorials available on how to make your digital photos look old. Filters will add scratches, water stains, cracks, discolorations and generally make recent photos look much older than actual old photos.
Dorothy, any chance this was inspired by the screening of Decasia last week in the World Financial Center?
I have a picture of my father taken during the “Great War” in front of the “Grand Mosque” in Constantinople on his motorcycle, he was a British Army Courier. I really treasure it. Behind him the mosque is in sight.
sdense – no, but this was. (The cartoons are drawn a bit ahead of time but they do tend to follow recent events in a Time’s Arrow sense.)
Who misses Post Modernism?