Don’t Underestimate Gen-Z’s Growing Impact on Photography Culture
It’s time that we recognize how much of an impact Gen-Z is having on modern photography culture. Even millennials — of which I am one — need to understand that the influence of this young subset of creators is colossal and only going to grow.
The popularity and power of TikTok cannot be denied, and so powerful is that tool in the hands of Gen-Z that is is making young careers like YouTube and Instagram once did for them. A photographer who is famous only because of TikTok recently took a new headshot for Instagram’s head Adam Mosseri — which is somewhat ironic given how Instagram so desperately wants to be TikTok.
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