When approached as an outlet for vision and creativity, art can be extremely rewarding. However, when approached as a competitive endeavour; art can often be frustrating. Alain Briot offers his advice on photographic competitions
My previous essay focused on the subject of critiquing photographs. In this essay I wish to continue the reflection and the teaching I started in my previous essay by presenting my views on the subject of photographic competitions.
There is a relationship between photographic critiques and photographic competitions; one that fosters interesting and worthwhile remarks. There is also a relationship between vision and competition. Just like a print review is a way to find out where you are at with regards to developing your vision, a print competition is a way to …
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