Everyone has their faces buried in their phones, or tablets, or Kindles, or what have you.
We are bombarded with stimulation.
Nowadays, small brands are challenging massive market veterans. And they’re winning.
So everyone is kind of better at photography now.
They are arguably the most classic sneaker silhouette in history, which is in no small part due to the fact that they essentially defined the idea of what a sneaker is.
This is one of the closer realities that we have to a Black Mirror episode, and luckily it’s one that doesn’t end in something really horrible occurring (or at least hasn’t yet).
There are countless success stories nowadays of well-branded businesses exploding in popularity.
The traditional agency model is dying a slow death.
Nowadays, social media and the internet has democratized reach so much that nobody has to be anonymous.
As photographers, it’s very easy to fall into a trap of constantly comparing equipment, buying things you don’t need, and thinking solely about the downfalls and negatives of your current gear.