Art photography: When ‘reality isn’t good enough’

Photo by Matthew Brandt

(CNN) – In the age of Instagram and smartphones, it seems anyone can be an artist. Add a filter to your cluttered concert photo and the image suddenly transforms into a nostalgic, moody scene straight out of Rolling Stone.

The trend playing out on social media is a reflection of what’s been going on in the commercial and fine art photography world over the last decade.

Some photographers have thrown every filter and post-processing technique at a photo and called the result art.

Source: http://www.cnn.com/2012/08/10/living/fine-art-photography-manipulation/index.html

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