Quote Originally Posted by ntenny View Post
It actually kind of makes sense to me; it's a shorthand for "pre-exposure visualization", which you gotta admit is a bit of a mouthful.
Well, in its long form, pre-exposure visualization makes perfect sense. Pre-visualisation does not as it implies something you do before visualisation. That something is actually visualisation so the pre is redundant. In your version the visualisation is pre-exposure - which is exactly correct.

Quote Originally Posted by cliveh View Post
But is it art or just photographic technical perfection?
Yes (or no).