What is fine art photography ...

ART ENCYCLOPEDIA:

"The basic idea behind the genre, is that instead of merely capturing a realistic rendition of the subject, the photographer is aiming to produce a more personal - typically more evocative or atmospheric - impression. One might simplify this, by saying that fine art photography describes any image taken by a camera where the intention is aesthetic (that is, a photo whose value lies primarily in its beauty) rather than scientific (photos with scientific value), commercial (product photos), or journalistic (photos with news or illustrative value)."

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