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    Quote Originally Posted by redrockcoulee View Post
    So my wife should refer to herself as a printmaker, photographer, painter, sketcher who occassionaly does clay work? Or instead of saying a printmaker should she say woodblock, lino, serigraph, etching (and that too can be broken down) printmaker?

    When I hear a person when asked what they do and they answer they are a photographer I think commercial or wedding photographer whereas artist more likely means they are shooting for themselves same as a painter does rather than on commissions or as paid jobs.

    In the end words are for communicating and when we need to replace a word or two with a couple of sentences that may almost convey the same idea then communications is weakened not strenghtened.
    Different interpretations, which is what makes the world interesting.

    I don't agree with you, because I look at a person's work to see what they do, not their title. Hopefully the title is representative, and I see absolutely nothing wrong with using the words you used above; print maker, painter, etc.
    "Often moments come looking for us". - Robert Frank

    "Make good art!" - Neil Gaiman

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    Art, strictly defined, is a man with no arms and no legs attached to a wall.

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    Only if that body that has been attached to the wall is male rather than being female... or the one the somewhat strange fellow at the local wine bar who is commonly referred to, and known to the locals, as "Shirley"

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    The word that does it for me is "contemporary" , every thing has to have contemporary added to it to make it sound desirable.

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    Not exclusively a photo term these days but one I hate is "vintage."

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    Quote Originally Posted by Roger Cole View Post
    Not exclusively a photo term these days but one I hate is "vintage."
    +1

    ESPECIALLY when it's hot off the assembly line. It cannot POSSIBLY be vintage. Thankfully this hasn't seemed to creep too far into the photography world, yet.

    I guess with selling gear, it really bugs me when people will list things in the following manner: "Vintage 1968 Nikon F" or "Vintage Nikon F made in 1968"

    DUH. It's vintage. It was made in 1968. We can read.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Roger Cole View Post
    Not exclusively a photo term these days but one I hate is "vintage."
    Give me a couple more decades and I'll be a vintage artist...
    At least with LF landscape, a bad day of photography can still be a good day of exercise.

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    Pop! It's becoming as overused, and misused, as "awesome".

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    Quote Originally Posted by Roger Cole View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by rustysven View Post
    The word that does it for me is "contemporary" , every thing has to have contemporary added to it to make it sound desirable.
    Not exclusively a photo term these days but one I hate is "vintage."
    "contemporary vintage photographs" [prepare to hurl!]
    Warning!! Handling a Hasselblad can be harmful to your financial well being!

    Nothing beats a great piece of glass!

    I leave the digital work for the urologists and proctologists.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sirius Glass View Post
    "contemporary vintage photographs" [prepare to hurl!]
    Thank ranks up there with 'Instant Classic' in phrases that will make you hurl.
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