ChatterLog December 2009

Fine Art

This month we are featuring photographers who have Fine Art either as their primary focus or as an additional income stream for their photography business. These days, many people are looking for added income, so licensing images either as fine art or as stock can potentially bring you in some extra money. But what makes an image “fine art” – who’s to say?

Historically Fine Art photography began with Pictorialism where photographers attempted to imitate painting styles. In America however, photographers such as Edward Weston and Ansel Adams, reacted and rebelled against that notion and formed Group f/64 who advocated more “straight” photography that did not simply imitate something else. It wasn’t until the twentieth century that both fine art and documentary photography became accepted by the art and gallery worlds.

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