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© Roxana Brivent-Barnes
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UploadedMay 11, 2011
TakenJuly 26, 2009
MakeNikon Corporation
ModelNIKON D80
Exposure1/800 sec at f/5.6
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Focal Length135 mm
ISO100
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I had a hot conversation about Photography, my opponent was adamant that Photography is not an Art, just a tool to portray a moment. I would say it is Art, whats your opinion?
I think the picture above shows it clearly, I only changed the background colours, thats it!

25 responses

  • Adriana Castellanos

    Adriana Castellanos said (11 May 2011):

    beautiful shot""!

  • Dorothy Menosky

    Dorothy Menosky gave props (11 May 2011):

    Nicely done! All of our major art museums and galleries have declared photography to be Art.

  • Carol Arntsen Masiak

    Carol Arntsen Masiak gave props (11 May 2011):

    this is so beautiful - of course, photography is art - check out museums and galleries for proof!

  • Saroj Swain

    Saroj Swain gave props (11 May 2011):

    lovely shot roxana....

  • Richard Knight

    Richard Knight gave props (11 May 2011):

    Your opponent is a Philistine! LOL I like the colors in these subtle shades. Something a little different . . .

  • Rich Klein

    Rich Klein gave props (11 May 2011):

    Looks like it is bursting from the stage. Photography is the most democratic art!

  • Sonia Adam Murray

    Sonia Adam Murray gave props (11 May 2011):

    I totally agree, unfortunately your opponent is clueless!

  • JamieDean Films

    JamieDean Films (Deleted) said (11 May 2011):

    It is Art no question, there is an art to everything but not all gets to be admired in a museum or gallery ,Photography does !

  • Yasmina Baggili

    Yasmina Baggili (Deleted) gave props (12 May 2011):

    Amazing capture

  • Judy and Wayne Wanamaker

    Judy and Wayne Wanamaker gave props (12 May 2011):

    In order to take good photographs you have to have the eye of an artist. The term "composition" says it all. Anyone can snap pictures, but not everyone has the skills to take photographs. A beautiful illustration of photographic art, Roxana.

  • elfriede fulda

    elfriede fulda gave props (12 May 2011):

    It is "art" and this is brilliant !

  • Dunja Kolar

    Dunja Kolar gave props (12 May 2011):

    excellent photo

  • Shirley Valencia

    Shirley Valencia said (13 May 2011):

    Photography is art..... Not everyone that holds a camera captures the image. The artist shooting the shot has the EYE that is art. Your opponent is wrong. It is the artist in you that turns a photograph into a artful image.... This shot proves my point....AWESOME!

  • P. Michael Bodigor

    P. Michael Bodigor gave props (13 May 2011):

    Your photo is delicate in color and detail - wonderful.

  • jaybee john vincent

    jaybee john vincent gave props (14 May 2011):

    ART it is.... wonderful!

  • Leslie Hunziker

    Leslie Hunziker   gave props (16 May 2011):

    wild & cool!

  • Ronnie Ginnever

    Ronnie Ginnever   gave props (17 May 2011):

    Your images of flower are very special!

  • Kimberly E Johnson

    Kimberly E Johnson gave props (19 May 2011):

    Love this! Definitely art :)

  • Syble Brabham

    Syble Brabham said (20 May 2011):

    I would say that photography is an art.. but more so a memory that you have captured...love this hot..

  • davidLawson

    davidLawson   said (20 May 2011):

    This is beautiful!

    My opinion is that, my opinion is more fact than opinion: photography is an art form just like writing, dance, painting, the playing of a musical instrument etc. They and many more are all crafts. Some people never get very good at their craft some do; some go well beyond the craft and produce art. Being good at the craft gives one mobility so that they might produce work that make it possible for others to experience something far beyond enjoyment of the craft....contribute to the age old human dialogue involving their craft in such a way that it evokes something greater than simple admiration of craft well done ...affects and changes humanity...moves it forward

  • Jim Bennett

    Jim Bennett   gave props (22 May 2011):

    nice detail

  • JamesHarmon McQuilkin

    JamesHarmon McQuilkin   gave props (22 May 2011):

    Then, so is a paint brush to a painter, a pencil to a drawer, a chisel to a sculpture..... Tell your friend they're a tool

  • Paul Andrews

    Paul Andrews said (7 Jun 2011):

    100% art

  • jeff case

    jeff case (Deleted) said (12 Feb 2012):

    i would fav. this over and over.... and since i cant, i return to view it again and again.

  • Olivia Destandau

    Olivia Destandau gave props (20 May 2012):

    You have an exceptional eye! Mario Scattolon recommended you and he is someone to listen to.

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