Advantages And Disadvantages Of A Camera

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A camera tells a story, a close and personal view of people’s life experiences from their perspective. Now a day, people use social media such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, YouTube, etc. as a way for them to upload their story. A camera can have a major impact on people’s lives, which has its advantages and disadvantages. It can affect people geographically, culturally, etc. In the essay, “It Gets Better”, Dan Savage, a man that plays a major role in the LGBT community, used a camera and social media to give out a powerful message as a way for him to reach out to the LGBT youth of this generation. His use of the camera showed the advantages of using a camera. While Nick Paumgarten used his essay, “We Are a Camera”, as a way for him to elaborate on the disadvantages of the camera from the perspective of the various experiences with the GoPro Camera. With everything that is occurring in this society, it seems that as we move forward into the future the majority of people are forgetting the concept use of a camera. There are various usages of a camera. A camera can be used as art, for a professional reason(s), or to capture lasting memories. Unfortunately, these uses are being overlooked. People now are using the camera for unnecessary motives. With the number of social sites that technological devices provide it is only getting worse by the moment. People cannot enjoy doing anything without feeling the urge to record and upload. The recording of things should be
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