Who should teach photography?

Started Sep 26, 2013 | Polls thread
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Re: The first one except the question is flawed and designed to fail
In reply to Jeff_Donald, Sep 27, 2013

Jeff_Donald wrote:

Basalite wrote:

You are assuming the photographic "craftsmen" will only know how to produce "boring" photos, which is a strange thing to say.

In my experience as a teacher, craftsmen do occasionally produce stunning images. But the norm follows more along the lines of what Ansel Adams said, "There is nothing worse than a sharp image of a fuzzy concept."

I suspect that Ansel Adams was never in a Chinese prison, else he'd have killed for a sharp image of a fuzzy concept. 

The digital cameras that we have today are very capable of producing technically correct images. the photos are sharp, properly exposed and in focus. But they are boring.

Were film cameras not capable of the same?

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