Mobile phones killing photography? Not everyone agrees

Tourists taking a selfie, which has been popularised by the advent of digital photography.
Tourists taking a selfie, which has been popularised by the advent of digital photography. PHOTO: AFP

To hear German film-maker and photographer Wim Wenders tell it, mobile phones have killed photography.

Speaking recently to the BBC at an exhibition showcasing his Polaroid pictures, he launched into a fierce attack on the device and its impact on photography.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on August 06, 2018, with the headline 'Mobile phones killing photography? Not everyone agrees'. Print Edition | Subscribe