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    Re: CBS Sunday News Macro Coin Photography Large Format

    Quote Originally Posted by Greg View Post
    When I was teaching photography at the University, I would not credit my students with a grade if they handed in prints of statues, graffiti, paintings, etc. I would tell them that the art was created by someone else who should be the ones to get credit for their creations. As for this photographer, I choose to think of him more as an entrepreneur and a business person dealing with reproductions of someone else's artistic work. Dealer, not an artist... Simple as that.
    So if Atget was your student you would have failed him?


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    Re: CBS Sunday News Macro Coin Photography Large Format

    Quote Originally Posted by Greg View Post
    When I was teaching photography at the University, I would not credit my students with a grade if they handed in prints of statues, graffiti, paintings, etc. I would tell them that the art was created by someone else who should be the ones to get credit for their creations. As for this photographer, I choose to think of him more as an entrepreneur and a business person dealing with reproductions of someone else's artistic work. Dealer, not an artist... Simple as that.
    Whereas I would have given them extra credit if they could make the image (of statutes, graffiti, etc) their own.
    "Landscapes exist in the material world yet soar in the realms of the spirit..." Tsung Ping, 5th Century China

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