August 10, 2022

Thiago Lontra

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So that you’re a photographer. However are you an artist or a technician?

So that you’re a photographer. However are you an artist or a technician?

It’s simple to be a technician. It’s more straightforward than being an artist, that’s evidently. To be a technically gifted photographer you simply have to be informed some science, memorize some controls and be systematic in the whole thing you do. 

On the other hand, the simpler you get at being a technician, the extra of your consideration it calls for. And whilst you’re being a technician you’re no longer being an artist. And for those who’re no longer an artist, why are you even doing this?