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Photography, Still & Moving Pictures, Visual Languages/Analyses
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To Really Remember Something, Don't Take Pictures Of It | PHOTO - MEMORY

To Really Remember Something, Don't Take Pictures Of It | PHOTO - MEMORY | Looks -Pictures, Images, Visual Languages | Scoop.it

"[....] When people rely on technology to remember for them — counting on the camera to record the event and thus not needing to attend to it fully themselves — it can have a negative impact on how well they remember their experiences,” she explains. [...)"

Monica MIRZA's insight:

Pictures help remember past events (people, places...) though ! As a calculator might "weaken" our own calculating abilities, would taking pictures decrease our ability to remember ? I'd never considered the issue from that point of view -paradoxical, yet it might well be true...

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The power of photography : time, mortality & memory

The power of photography : time, mortality & memory | Looks -Pictures, Images, Visual Languages | Scoop.it
We take thousands of pictures nowadays, but do we still cherish them?
Monica MIRZA's insight:

"We asked writers and artists, including Grayson Perry and Mary McCartney, to pick a shot they treasure – and tell us the role photography has played in their lives."

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