kevin smith skystudiohawaii

Honolulu, United States

Years later Bruce Brown’s epic movie “The Endless Summer” would widen our horizons. Since I’ve settled here the...

"This photo doesn't look real somehow -- "

A long time customer’s reaction to a top selling photographer’s new image.

“This photo doesn’t look real somehow — "

Welcome to the world of modern photography.
It is a little disturbing the direction camera makers are headed. Faster, sharper than the human eye and its all getting a little unreal. And all the time getting a little further away from what you really see out in the field.
Its like they have to compete with what people are used to on their HD TV sets.
When I compare what my new DSLR is giving me to my best slide film images something is missing. Sad.
The funny thing is my old film images are more popular, get the most views and outsell my digital images.

“This photo doesn’t look real somehow — "
Why don’t you add your comment to the picture and it may help bring the photographer back to a more natural reality. You may be doing him a favor and the world of modern photography in general.

p.s. Things are getting so sharp that photography of the human face has become downright unflattering. ABC World News anchor (USA) now has to be shot slightly out of focus.

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