Black & White Street Photography, Life, Photography, Photojournalism

Real not Virtual

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the paperback book
distant relic of the past
real not virtual

I’m going to make a book of these. Just for the hell of it.

This scene is becoming more rare every day.  The new world looks down on real books. We are the electronic everything society. Why get the real thing when you can have 1,000 virtual copies in your pocket?  Human hands look  much more natural grasping an actual book. “People reading real books” is on my list of things to photograph, along with “people with old school personal cassette players” and “old ass cars.”  There is no school like the old school, at least in my book. That’s not to say that I don’t enjoy and take advantage of the rapidly advancing technology that we live with, I just prefer the stuff I grew up around.

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