I am the lens.

From picturephoning.com:

“What counts as newsworthy, noteworthy and photo-worthy spans a broad spectrum from personally noteworthy moments that are never shared (a sceneĀ from an escalator) to intimately newsworthy moments to be shared with a spouse or lover (a new haircut, a child riding a bike).The transformation of journalism through camera phones is as much about these everyday exchanges as it is about the latest headline”.

You can see this in evidence among the selection of users’ shots at BBC News Online. Beauty, intimacy and humanity in the everyday are more commonplace in what people share than tragedy or spectacle.

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