Is Photography an Art?

Photography can be an art form, but not all photographs are created to be artworks or as forms of artistic expression. It took time for photography to be truly recognized as a valid art form. However, in the present day, many art museums and art galleries now exhibit photographic artworks.  Photographers like Ansel Adams, Herve Lewis, Dorothea Lang, Man Ray, Jonas Leriche, Irving Penn, and many others are renowned and recognized artists.  unlike any other visual image, a photograph is not a rendering, an imitation or an interpretation of its subject, but actually a trace of it. No painting or drawing, however naturalist, belongs … Continue reading Is Photography an Art?