people with no art background or anti art background like you ...
have probably even more of a valid opinion than those who are steeped in whatever tradition they have.
while i have a background in both art+architecture, as well as photography, for the most part,
i don't know most of the current big influences people typically mention ... i would rather be
out of the loop than in the loop ... besides, i find a lot of contemporary photography to be kind of boring
so, chime in, give your opinion, it is just as relevant as anyone elses ( just like the photographs you make ) ...