Prior to the Model T, before Henry Ford supposedly said, “If I had asked people what they wanted, they would have made faster horses,” there was an entire industry making faster horses, applying technology according to convention not according to potential. Such behavior continues today, and…
This is a great run down on times when innovation is stalled because of being tied to old habits. I think that cameras are still a bit stuck in this rut. Lenses are still built to focus on a flat piece of film. DSLRs look just like film cameras. In the next five years we are finally going to see cameras that have forgotten their film roots and get in to some more innovative image capture configurations.
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