Instantly obsolete isn’t what I think of the individuals and places I’ve photographed. It’s what you think. Instantly obsolete is what social media and today’s technology has made most photographers.
We consume images rather than enjoy the experience of seeing a good photograph. We create brand awareness, but lack identity. The experience of taking a photograph is compromised by gig-economies, the digitization of a beautiful trade, and millennials’ unflinching commitment to getting good selfies.