Quote Originally Posted by MaximusM3 View Post
Technology + digital = gross dilution of talent. It doesn't mean the talent isn't out there but it is certainly a lot more work to sift the through the sea of crap that the internet generation creates. Will it get worse? Maybe. And, don't get me wrong, there was always lots of junk generated on film, before digital and the internet, but it was certainly less and it stayed home. Today, it's plastered everywhere within seconds.
Couldn't agree more.

The field of photography is both suffering from massive oversaturation but also from reduced limitations and skill requirements needed to be a "photographer."

Previously the same requirements would have helped sift the hard-working ones to the top because there was a natural lake of fire.

Today, not so much.