To some, being an artist and a photographer is a distinction without a difference.
But according to Roger Ballen, that’s not always the case. In this short piece produced the Cooperative of Photography, Ballen offers seven distinguishing characteristics that set photographers-as-photographers apart from photographers-as-artists.
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