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"Indisputable evidence that the trip was made" is to quote from an essay by Susan Sontag (Plato's Cave), first published as part of a series of essays concerning photography and appearing in the New York Review of Books between 1973 and 1977. A recent trip to Rome highlighted how little has changed apart from new technology altering the way tourists interact with their surroundings. The democratisation of photography as process along with the relative ease of obtaining images from the wealth of digital devices now available is creating an almost manic pursuit of image making. The juxtaposition of high-tech with ancient, iconic and resplendent architecture forms a compelling subject. Tourists now appear to be more concerned than ever with evidence of being there than actually being there...

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John Todd Photography
JohnATodd Luddenden, United Kingdom

Professional Advertising and Commercial Photography with a passion for Landscapes, Lecturer and Tutor in Photography.

Publish Date  August 29, 2013

Dimensions  Standard Landscape  86 pgs Premium Paper, lustre finish

Category  Fine Art Photography

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frankLavelle

frankLavelle says

A very bad time and place to be in the post card business! Thanks.

posted at 02:57pm Sep 03 PST

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