"For a previous generation of photographers, their job was to simply record the events of the world, and then hand those pictures over to their publications, their agencies. Those pictures would be shown to the world and some unspecified third party would take action and do the rest.

I don’t believe that anymore. I don’t think it’s enough to make photographs."

Some interesting thoughts on the Lens Blog from Teru Kuwayama on how the Basetrack project came about and what it hopes to achieve. I certainly agree with the idea that there is a great wealth of opportunities for journalists to connect and share with their audience and the people they're reporting on.

Oh and then there's that hipstamatic iphone app again....

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