Quote Originally Posted by batwister View Post
What you're describing is mixed media art, with some photographic element. This has been happening since the 60s at least. You're moving into a more general "all art is crap nowadays" topic.
Nothing wrong with mixed media. Just don't call it photography. It doesn't matter how long it has been happening. A mistake made for centuries is still a mistake.

(Personally, I think mixed media is to art what the one man band is to music, but to each his own.)