Search has changed photography, the very art of it, in a way that will never again be recaptured. And probably with very good reason.
The instantaneousness of the Google generation has made millions of images accessible to virtually anyone, suddenly changing the value of photography, professional or amateur.
Family and friends share photos across nations on Facebook, Google image search provides quick, cheap clip art, and even the most basic photographer can upload his or her images to stock websites. Availability is widespread, and permanently archived.
The world after Google has revolutionized the kinds of pictures that photographers take by dramatically changing the value of any shot.
Hence, the four basic kinds of shots in photography have evolved: