Chase Jarvis's book "The best camera is the one with you" shows the photos he took using only his iPhone. And most importantly, the book shows that no matter what type of camera you use, as long as you capture the images you want the way you want, you can create a good photograph. Because of all this, this supposed la Instagram revolution.
Jarvis' vision, however, is not something that many photographers share. Traditional photographers, especially, are not so interested in the idea of using camera phones to take photos. Most of them believe that camera phones undermine the creativity of a photographer. Many say that it takes away the true essence of taking pictures, since all you need to do is press a button and get the picture you want. Some even call camera phones a form of disruptive technology. This is also the amount of photographers who see the application to share photos Instagram.
Since its introduction in 2010, Instagram has become a huge success. People like easy-to-use features and the fact that they can take photos and make them more attractive with the help of filters.
No matter what photographers say about Instagram, there is no denying that the photo sharing application has contributed a lot to the evolution of photography.
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With the popularity of Instagram, Now it is possible to share photos in the easiest way possible. You can immediately share your Instagram photos on Facebook and Twitter.
This feature will give your photos a greater reach, since Facebook friends and followers from Twitter can also share the photos with their contacts. In just a few minutes, hundreds (even thousands) of people can see your images. And without a doubt this was an Instagram revolution.
A more convenient way to edit photos
With its retro-inspired filters that are easy to manage, you can easily edit your photos. It is not necessary to use another application, since the filtros they are inside Instagram. This may not suit traditional or professional photographers, but Instagram users like the fact that at the touch of a button, they can convert their photos to black and white, and vice versa. With these instant filters, you can immediately create the image you want people to see.
Some professional photographers do not like to use filters because they believe that this hinders creativity. Several photographers even say that with the filters, Instagram somehow glorifies the bad shots. However, these comments do not bother Instagram users, as they find filtering photos fun and useful.
A practical alternative
Traditional cameras and digital SLR cameras are quite heavy. Camera phones, which are the main means of take photos for Instagram, they are lighter and easier to carry. There are no lenses and long dials that you should carry. In fact, several photojournalists even consider that their iPhones are a better option than their SLR cameras, especially when unexpected events arise. Since they are small and can be stored in your pocket, iPhones and other camera phones can be discreetly worn and this has been an Instagram revolution.
All in one
With Instagram, photography has become simpler. On a platform, you can take photos, edit them and then share them in a matter of minutes. People now have an alternative to expensive cameras and the paraphernalia of photography.
In conclusion, it is safe to say that Instagram's revolution has been effective in sharing relevant photos with as many people as possible. Professional photographers may choose to embrace it or not, but the fact is that Instagram has revolutionized the world of photography and will continue to do so.