What lies ahead for aesthetics in photography and the visual arts in general?

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Our society is changing at such a rapid pace like never before in human history. Technological advances have changed our lives in almost all areas, it has not only changed the way we view the world and how we interact with our world but is also changing our values and aesthetics along with it. 

The question here is : will the emerging art forms and visual aesthetics evolve as a natural evolutionary process? Or will new aesthetics values be born out of a world that has changed so rapidly that the evolutionary process in visual arts is turned on its head? 

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The magic of shadows.

The magic of shadows, shadows in photography, moments mag

Shadow plays existed for centuries in various cultures for a reason; it is an easy and imaginative way to tell stories to the masses. As children we have been playing with shadows because shadows allowed us to transform existing elements into new forms and bring our imagination to life.
Playing with shadows in photography opens a world of transformational visual energy.

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What if Woody Allen was a photographer?

A series on various historic and prominent figures and how would they see the world if they were photographers.

How would he capture an urban scene? Perhaps his photographic work will have some resemblance of Martin Parr’s satirical and anthropological approach, but may differ in terms of the complexity of the scenes. What would Woody Allen‘s monologue style of presentation, that he is known for, be like when converted to photographic frames ?

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Ivan Shishkin and the poetic side of trees or what if Shishkin was a photographer?

A series on various historic and prominent figures and how would they see the world if they were photographers.

We can find the symbolism related to trees in most cultures, where they play an important part in mythologies and religious believes. They represented old age, life and birth, wisdom, power and were often seen as having supernatural powers among other attributes.

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