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

Started Jul 9, 2014 | Discussions thread
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istreetshooter Regular Member • Posts: 229
Re: What's the difference between a photographer and an artist ?

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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