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  • The history of fine art photography: what does it mean for the digital arts?

    9 June 2015

    The development of photography in the 19th century was a boon to journalists, educators, historians and artists. But it took some time for photography to be regarded as a "fine art," equal to established art forms like painting, drawing and sculpting. Even today, the lines between fine-art and hobby photography are blurred in a way that isn't true for other art forms. Given the birth of new art forms in the modern world, what can we learn from the history of the struggle?