What's the difference between a photographer and an artist ?

Started Jul 9, 2014 | Discussions thread
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Re: What's the difference between a photographer and an artist ?
In reply to Iain G Foulds, Jul 11, 2014

Iain G Foulds wrote:

... Simple.

... An artist considers the composition as a whole- the subject and context equally. A photographer merely takes pictures of things.

... The difference between the two is immediately obvious.

Wow, maybe to you.

Not all artists are photographers, and not all photographers are artists. But being a photographer isn't inherently not being an artist.

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