Photography is close to painting

March 22, 2014, 8:47 am

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The debate "Photography is close to painting" was started by The_writer on March 22, 2014, 8:47 am. 8 people are on the agree side of this discussion, while 17 people are on the disagree side. People are starting to choose their side. It looks like most people are against to this statement.

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The_writer, MerciPol, echofrommadiun, Steven9001, stormshy and 3 visitors agree.
tkershaw3, Scarz, wmd, Alex11113, SalonY and 12 visitors disagree.

Photography and painting are activities showing a creation but they have different ways to show such beautiful creation. Photography is an activity that requires the ability to capture beautiful objects while painting requires the ability to paint. A person who likes photography means he/she probably likes painting.

4 years, 10 months ago

The only similarity I can see is that it's visual art. Photography is more mechanical, yet a more accurate representation of empirical reality. Painting can come purely from the imagination, with no basis in empirical reality. Plus, the methods and techniques and execution are wildly different.

5 years, 7 months ago
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