Imagining the human: new media tools

This is something about which you could only dream in the 1980s (and we did dream of it): being able to see how a human being changes through the years. Not that it was impossible, but it belonged to the realm of professional photography and required the resources, skill, and patience that very few could afford. Now that many have access to digital cameras and computers, it is possible, and less skill and patience is needed. Yet how many of us – just humans, and sociologists in particular, are taking advantage of the new tools?

Here are two lovely examples:

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Categories: Visual Sociology

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