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26-07-11, 04:41 PM
Join Date: Sep 2009
Actually, I don't think Martin Parr was writing about (most of) us, though his wording is a bit ambiguous.
The Fine Art and Documentary photographers take great pride in thinking themselves superior to the others ... family ... amateur ... camera club. ... I have come to the conclusion that we too are fairly predictable in what we photograph.
I include myself in this...
So, he's not criticising us ordinary mortals in that piece, but the Elite group that he belongs to. We are expected to be cliched; THEY should be more original.
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