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I recently wrote a book on Marketing Fine Art Photographs (this series of 3 essays is Chapter 1 in the book). As I started to write, I realized that it was important to first define what is. I also realized that doing so was challenging for several reasons.
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Nature photography is restricted to the use of the photographic process to depict all branches of natural history, except anthropology and archaeology, in such a fashion that a well-informed person will be able to identify the subject material and certify its honest presentation. The story telling value of a photograph must be weighed more than the pictorial quality while maintaining high technical quality. Human elements shall not be present, except where those human elements are integral parts of the nature story such as nature subjects, like barn owls or storks, adapted to an environment modified by humans, or where those human elements are in situations depicting natural forces, like hurricanes or tidal waves. Scientific bands, scientific tags or radio collars on wild animals are permissible. Photographs of human created hybrid plants, cultivated plants, feral animals, domestic animals, or mounted specimens are ineligible, as is any form of manipulation that alters the truth of the photographic statement.
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My premise for this essay is that a fine art photograph, created by an artist with the goal of expressing himself or herself, is a representation of this artists view of reality - a representation of this artists vision - and not a representation of the world as others may see it. This can be a blessing or a crime, depending on your opinion regarding this matter.
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In this essay I will give answers to the questions above. However, I do want to point out that the primary purpose of this essay is not to answer the question what is art? but rather what is fine art photography?