NYT Article on Flickr

For those of you interested in phototgraphy, last Sunday's New York Times had a great article by Virginia Heffernan on Flickr and the emergence of a 'flickr style'. The article's opening paragraph really grabbed me:
Let’s face facts: the Web, after nearly 20 years, has failed to uncover new masters of noble art forms like poetry, sculpture and the airport thriller. But it has engendered — for good or ill — new forms of creative expression. Blogs and viral videos are only the most obvious. Fan fiction, wikis, Flash animation and Second Life avatars are a few more. People don’t upload to the Web words and images they had fashioned apart from the Web; they fashion their stuff specifically for online platforms and audiences.

Check the links in the article to see some terrific photos on flickr - very inspirational!

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