There have been all kinds of things done with photographic print media over the decades that I find interesting and even artistically relevant but wouldn't personally categorize as photographs. But when it comes to large scale work I have a lot more
admiration for someone like a true mural painter who has acquired a relatively sophisticated skill set and knowledge of pigments etc versus someone who merely does
what every Junior High student knows how to do in Photoshop to get from point A to
point B, and that thousands of folks around here do for an ordinary living.