The Age of Instagram: An Interview with Dan Morgan

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With a flick of a finger, a simple effect, a toasty filter can bring your dull, camera photo to life.

In the age of the iPhone, such easy access to the camera itself, combined with photo-editing software gives us power and confidence we’ve never had. But do all of these apps with their seemingly unlimited textures, brushes, filters and overlays come at a cost? Do they overshadow the true art of professional photography?

Professional Cleveland photographer Dan Morgan of Straight Shooter, who has been in the business for over 30 years, has embraced the recent explosive advances in his field. Go Media sat down with Morgan to talk about Instagram and related software programs.