Wednesday, May 26, 2010
Film vs. Digital
These images are four well known examples of my work which serve as a preamble to a group of concerns regarding the differences between digital and film.
The primary difference for me is this- with film there is one brain which is being stimulated by factors which concern empathy, structure and on the deepest level the revelations of chance. The film camera is the instantaneous servant of the extemporaneous impulse. So often with digital, which brings another electric brain into play, there is a incremental time lag which is the difference between a miracle and a well crafted observation.
To be continued...