Mobile Photography Tools Usher In New Era — Are We Losing Sight of Photography’s Magic?

Exceptional reflections on CNN whether mobile photography has made us more reliant on tools than on our eyes. In a beautifully crafted video multimedia journalist Richard Koci Hernandez refers to the powerful magic of photography and asks whether we’re losing sight of photography’s power to transcend and become only focused on the tools needed to perform the magic.

It would be so easy, says Hernandez, to go negative. This sucks, that sucks… If you’re putting lipstick on a pig it’s still pig. But is a mobile photographer less worthy? See for yourself. Slow down, deliciously philosophical stuff: