Quote Originally Posted by Poisson Du Jour View Post
It is contrived to want to introduce emotion or emotive pathos if they are not there i.e. through digital such a blur, soft focus, ripple etc., or more commonly photographing everyday pedestrian scenes at noon with no clear message or theme evident evident to a nauseating degree by digital officionados shooting blithely at anything that blinks, moves or looks pretty.
Then you'll agree that its exactly the same with film street photographers.

And also for film users that use polarising filters, or ND grads, or :gasp: sunset graduated or blue graduated filters, or diffusion filters, or cicular grad diffusion, or soft focus lenses.