Through a Lens Dimly: Life Before Digital (Continued)
To continue last month's topic, Life Before Digital, I would be remiss if I didn't include a foray into the wet darkrooms that were required to process and print the films of yore.
Covering the iPhone
On the Internet chat-rooms it was being referred to as the Jesus-phone, perhaps because of its miraculous properties. Like Jonah and the whale, we too spent several days in the belly of the beast as Apple Inc. unleashed its latest creation to the world.
Dirck Halstead, the Editor and Publisher of The Digital Journalist, proposed the Platypus Theory many years ago. He recognized, long before many of us, that the time would come when news still photographers would be called upon to shoot video for their publications.