Can virtual photography really be considered photography?

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  1. Derrel

    Derrel Mr. Rain Cloud

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    Pastel White trying to make CGI Imaging into something he or she defines as photography 5.1...interesting.


     
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    zombiesniper Furtographer Extraordinaire! Supporting Member

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    They way I see it. This will not affect what most of us would consider photography.......for now.

    As with everything, evolution is inevitable so I see no issue with it. It is a very niche form of photography but I would still call it such.

    Just wait. VERY soon you will see cameras specifically designed that only capture video and the user just chooses the frames they want still images from.
    Is it photography? Yes
    Do I like it? Don't care either way.
    Will I use it. Nope.
     
  3. Derrel

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    I think we already have similar technology on the market right now.

    A few years ago there was a magazine cover that was done by pulling a video still. It looked quite good.
     
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    Destin Been spending a lot of time on here!

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    To simplify this a little and spark further discussion:

    If I take a screenshot on my smart phone, is that photography?
     
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    I say no.
     
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    No.
     
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