Caption: A civil servant named Kimberly Lunt leads a group of children on a tour of Palo Alto’s City Hall, on May 29, 2018 while nearby a group of our finest gather in blue (not like the trees) following a promotional video shoot, while a local activist blogger entrepreneur and former manager of the creator of TONY-winning production “Passing Strange” lingers, consistent with both the First Amendment and the Limited Public Forum statute (not seen, but felt).
That’s not to imply that he thinks photography is a dying form. Far from it. But for Wenders, the cultures of the smartphone camera, Instagram and digital alteration have changed our approach to it. “Today, photography is a different act,” he shrugs. “In many interesting ways! It’s almost like people are more interested in producing a new kind of reality with digital photography. And that has a whole different value. It’s just funny that the act is still called photography, even though it’s an altogether different ball game. I wish we could find a new name for it.” (“Weiss v. Wenders”)