Zak Akhimien, Social Media Manager, Getty Images
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- What is your passion?
On Photography Storytelling In domestic culture, photography conventionally has a place as atime machine, a device for remembering.David Bate, The memory of photography The Rise of the Amateur Mobile Technology The iPhone is the snaphot camera of today.Annie Leibovitz, Photographer Photo Communities Individuals articulate their identity as social beings not onlyby taking and storing photographs to document their lives,but by participating in communal photographic exchanges thatmark their identity as interactive producers and consumers ofculture.Jose van Dijck,Digital Photography: Communication, Identity, Memory Social Photography To live is to be photographed, to have a record of ones life,and therefore to go on with ones life oblivious or claiming to beoblivious, to the cameras nonstop attention.Susan Sontag, Regarding the torture of others Pictures become more like spoken language as photographsturn into the new currency for social interaction.Jose van Dijck,Digital Photography: Communication, Identity, Memory the act of taking a photograph is no longer about the image atall, its about participation.Richard Banks, Microsoft Research Collaboration Real-time trends Questions?