Is Instagram The New Gateway to Photography?

Scott, Grant ORCID: 0000-0003-2882-1380 (2017) Is Instagram The New Gateway to Photography? Witness.

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Instagram, are you on it? Have you dismissed it? Instagram the mobile phone photography App created by Kevin Systrom an American entrepreneur/programmer and Mike Krieger a Brazilian entrepreneur/software engineer. The App that’s filled with photography created by amateurs and professionals alike. Instagram, the new gateway to photography? Let me explain. I’m not an early adopter of any form of hard or software so it took four years for me to open an Instagram account. I didn’t ‘get’ why I needed it, despite hearing tales of photographer’s work being ‘discovered’ by high-paying clients amongst its many supposed ‘positive’ features. It seemed like a platform I could take or leave so for a few years I left it alone.

Item Type: Article
Article Type: Article
Subjects: T Technology > TR Photography
Divisions: Schools and Research Institutes > School of Creative Arts
Research Priority Areas: Culture, Continuity, and Transformation
Creative Practice and Theory
Depositing User: Grant Scott
Date Deposited: 03 Apr 2017 11:29
Last Modified: 31 Aug 2023 09:23

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