Photographers You Should Ignore!

Discussion in 'Photographers' started by CGW, Nov 28, 2011.

  1. CGW

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    Hilarious! Thanks for the link

    Dominik
     
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    They're shooting a wide pattern here. I do tend to agree with _some_ of their assessments. I hesitate to say which.

    I'm surprised they missed Cindy Sherman.
     
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    Ditto...
     
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    No problem, I am ignoring most noted photographers. I am not into this to copy, replicate or becoming a fan-boy anyway. Whatever they did, they did well, means jack squat to me, to be honest.
     
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    Try to avoid that herd of independent minds.
     
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    Thanks, ROTFLMAOABMYATD!
     
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    i guess one should avoid anything iconic, and noteworthy in the last 175 years
     
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    I think what they are getting at is to find your own photographic voice rather than emulating one of the popular masters.
     
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    Thanks, that was a good chuckle. =]
     
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    Great! :laugh:
     
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    Oh, the righteous indignation in some of the responses by those who can only read the words literally and not see between the lines! Thanks for posting.
     
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    I try to avoid photographers who refer to themselves as "Artists", because self advertisement is no recommendation.