The Art of Photography

Challenge #14 in the Great Movements in Photography series. Hosted by Mark Scott Abeln.
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Look over all the genres found in "Great Movements in Photography" series of challenges. Which one, or combination, best expresses the art of photography? Submit images that in your opinion best illustrate the art of photography.
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Every Man His Own Baseball
by JohnK
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This photo was made in the spirit of the great proto-Dadaist photographer, Eugene Atget. The graphic tangle of vines is a found image, its context irrelevant, like the readymades and automatic art of the Dadaists, and in particular the photographs of Man Ray.
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Submitted: Saturday, 14th May, 2011 16:10 (GMT)
Taken: Sunday, 27th March, 2011
Focal length: 20 mm
Shutter speed: 1/160 sec
Aperture: F6.3
ISO: 100
Notes: Sigma digital camera, has no need of AA filter, all clear.
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