Photography is to art ...

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  1. Dan Fromm

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    as _____ is to science.

    Fill in the blank, folks.
     
  2. Michel Hardy-Vallée

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    Photography is to art as Photography is to science.

    It's quite a versatile and ambiguous tool, ya know.
     
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    ... as Richard Feynman is to science. (especially physics)

    Or maybe photography is to art as Piet Hein or here is to artists ...

    "The man who claims to be only a poet (or scientist), isn't even that"

    -- MW
     
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    Photography is to art as imagination is to science.

    Murray
     
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    Photography is to art as VISION is to science.
     
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    peanut butter is to jelly
     
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    I photograph, therefore I yam.

    Murray
     
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    "I yam what I yam, And that's what I yam" said Popeye the Sailor Man!

    SWEEET!
     
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    photography is to art as science is to intuition.
     
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    photography is to art as toilet paper is to my *** (I mean indispensable :smile:
     
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    Photography is to art as wheat beer is to my taste and thirst. What matters is the substance that's critical.
     
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    I was expecting to see people to fill in 'religion' as both pairs (photography and art - science and religion) have a rather complicated love and hate relationship. But Dan, where is this question coming from? Very unusual coming from you, I must say. Is it the arrival of spring?
     
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    Photography is to art as laxatives are to science.
     
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    You mean, what Scientology is to Mr. Tom Cruise?
     
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    Well, maybe the word creationist was flitting through my mind when composing this reply. Also, I just read an excellent article on the BBC yesterday by the historian Lisa Jardin on belief and certainties.
     
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    By which, Claire, I assume you want to point out there is no relation?
     
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    Assune whatever yiu wish Norman.
     
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    Norman? Who's Norman? I don't see no Norman.
     
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    Well, Norm, I got tired of interminable pointless wrangles about whether photography is art or art is photography or they're both something else .... So I thought I'd add to the confusion by starting one myself. I'm surprised that no one has replied with "photography is to art as a bicycle is to a fish." And my case of jemenfoutisme is getting worse.

    Cheers,

    Dan
     
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    Eh bien, jemenfoutisme, c'est ça? Maintenant je comprends. Vous ne devriez jamais avoir commencé ce sujet. Mais vous avez su cela comme moi à l'avance, n'est ce pas?
     
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    Norm, Norm, Norm, epater les bourgeois, c'est un devoir. Epater les artistes, soi-disants, c'est plus q'un devoir.

    Amicalement,

    Dan
     
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    It's like those french have a different word for everything!
     
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    optics is to science
     
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    sensitometry is to science
     
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    Photography is to art, as photography is to science.