via Peta Pixel and Wall Street Journal
How long before the ability to create CGI images becomes something that the mum's and dad's can easily do with their P&C(point and click) computer interface?(remembering that Windows(Win 8) is most certainly going to migrate to a touchscreen interface.
I remember the old days .. as a courier the vast majority of my workload in the old days was to shuttle goods and services from props supply depot to shoot to studio to ad agency and back again in all manner of directions.
Software(see Blender.org) is making it easier and easier to do CGI, and hence why many companies will end up going for it as opposed to photographing real sets with real products.
So then the next negative generational transition will be that of the current of the CGI master renderer.
Every noob and wannabe CGI weekend warrior will eventually ditch their entry level DSLR and kit lens for a newer faster PC.
This newer faster PC will allow them the ability to keep up with the established pros in the field, of course!
Two good things will come of this:
1. a swath of cheap DSLRs will enter the classifieds market, so bargains a plenty to be had for those eagle eyed merchants waiting in the wings.
2. there's suddenly going to be a dearth of hopelessly inadequate weekend warrior phauxtogs, resulting in higher prices for those of you that stuck it out!
.. watch this space