Photography as Art

Photography as Art

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Photography as Art
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Focus on photographic images

Michael Pritchard, director general of the Royal Photographic Society, plots the progress of photography to a fully accepted art form


Digital painting with pixels

Like art, photography has always been driven by experimentation and innovation, writes Kevin Carter who describes the leap from analogue to digital

Still Life

Pictures make time stand still

At a time when the use of long exposures was the norm, inanimate and motionless objects made especially suitable subjects, writes Miranda Gavin


New era of photo printing beckons

Tim Rudman tracks the continuing development of photographic printing from darkroom to digital ‘lightroom’

Platinum Printing

Keeping up appearances

A Victorian printing process is making a comeback and, as Richard Freestone reports, is delivering images that will last for ever

Art Form

Beauty that’s hard to classify

Sue Steward explores the definitions of photography as art with the focus on three enduring images

Sharing Photography

Hurricane blows in change

The globalisation and democratisation of technological innovations, including online social media, have created new opportunities, writes Jonathan Shaw


Keeping up with Bolt

Karen Fuchs tells how she became a sports photographer and of her encounters with Olympic champion Usain Bolt

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