Quote Originally Posted by batwister View Post
Has anybody else had nasty remarks about pictures you've presented? Particularly images you're proud of. Do you feel it might be an indication of how strong your image actually is?
yes

years ago i showed some of my work to aaron siskind at the request of a teacher i had ...
he told me to throw away my camera and i was wasting my time.
then he gave me a poster, wagged his finger at me told me never to make photographs like him, EVER

its been 24 years. i never threw away my camera and i have made it a point never to copy him .... EVER.

he was kind of a jerk ..