There has always been a knowledge gap between photography and art. However, more than ever, that gap has continued to grow. Since the advent of the digital camera in the mid-90s, the majority of modern day photographers are preoccupied with cameras, camera accessories, and post-processing software. For this reason, most photography websites are overly saturated with redundant information on why one camera is better than another and rarely write informative articles on the actual art of photography.
Photographers that spend all their time debating which camera is best for taking pictures aren't artists - they're technicians. These “technicians” create pie charts and graphs on why one lens is sharper than another lens, write copious amounts of reviews on the new breed of mirrorless cameras, and continuously over analyze the importance of camera sensor pixel counts. To put my point in its proper perspective, rarely do you hear master artists talk about the brushes or canvas they use to paint a masterpiece. A photographer that is always worried about whether or not they have the latest camera, lens, or post processing software upgrade is constantly in a state of distraction and denial. If you're a trained artist, you can take an excellent photograph with a $50.00 film camera just as easily as you can with a $7000.00 Leica. Additionally, dumping endless amounts of money and time into image making "tools" will do nothing to improve your art.
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