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Photographic Luddites

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Today, it’s easy for even the average, low-tech, untrained person to take a nice photograph. With a point-and-shoot digital camera. With a telephone. With an iPad. So, why in the world would professional photographers approach their art in the most challenging ways – using ancient technology, handling stinky chemicals, and working with homemade or bulky equipment?

Read Sue Martin’s assessment of approaches to photography in the March 2013 edition of 15 Bytes.

Sue Martin holds an M.A. in Theatre and has worked in public relations. As an artist, she works in watercolor, oil, and acrylic to capture Utah landscapes or the beauty of everyday objects in still life.

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