Thursday, September 27, 2012

"Unprotected" - Leslie Burns unloads on copy cat photographers.

It sucks for the photographer who gets the creative inspiration and manifests it and puts it out into the world. But I also think it must suck for the copier. I mean, why be a photographer if all you do is someone else’s work?

I believe in the method of learning that goes:

Imitate. Assimilate. Innovate.

Too many never move past the second part.
The first two are a bit of a challenge, but doable for most.

The magic is in number three... and it is a bitch!

But oh-so-worth it.

What are your thoughts on copying another photographer's work/style to the pixel?

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