How many times have you appeared on camera today? How about this week? Cameras are so woven into daily American life that it’s difficult to imagine a time when people didn’t constantly carry numerous image-capturing devices in their pockets, or walk past countless security cameras.
Images from a camera – a mere mechanical box -- certainly weren’t considered art in the early days of photography. That changed dramatically when a handful of photographers met in Oakland in the fall of 1932. They called themselves Group f.64.