“Is Photography Art?”. “Is Photography Art?”. We must 1 st gain a clear definition for 3 important questions! ► What is art? ► What makes an artist? ► What is photography?. Someone who creates. Someone who…. “Is Photography Art?”. Someone who presents a mastery over a technique .
We must 1st gain a clear definition for 3 important questions!
► What is art?
► What makes an artist?
► What is photography?
There is a continuous debate about whether photography can be classified as art…
“The main objection seems to be that it is primarily a mechanical process that handles most of the work—that the photographer has nothing further to do with it, other than some manipulation in the printing of the picture…”
“Just as a painting is not art solely because it is a painting, neither is photography an art because it is a photograph. The 'medium' does not make anything art by definition.” http://www.outbackphoto.com/tforum/viewtopic.php?TopicID=1401
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