Pictures of people taking pictures of people

The artist asked me to take pictures at the opening night of her exhibition, which I was glad to do because it would give me something to keep me busy instead of standing around struggling to make small talk. I wasn’t the only person with a camera however.  In fact, it was hard to take a picture without catching someone in the background angling his or her own shot.  Rather than take my assignment seriously, I made it a game to capture the other photographers at work.  Camera phones and Facebook certainly allow information and experiences to spread faster than traditional media, but I wonder if people are actually clicking through the galleries of pictures we spend so much time to take, or if sharing on social media is more of an individual experience.




  1. in not sure how to leave comments on this format. I’m experimenting here so I can learn how.
    I like that you are doing this, Andy. I will get the hang of making comments soon


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