Can Photography Be Called Art?

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Can photography be called art? IB Extended Essay in Visual Arts Word Count: Acknowledgement:- I would like to express my greatest gratitude to the people who have helped & supported me throughout my extended essay. I am grateful to my teacher for her continuous support, from initial advice & contacts in the early stages of conceptual inception & through ongoing advice & encouragement to this day. A special thank of mine goes to my colleague who helped me in completing the project & she exchanged her interesting ideas, thoughts & made this project easy and accurate. I wish to thank my parents for their undivided support and interest who inspired me and encouraged me to go my own way, without whom I would be unable to complete my project. At last but not the least I want to thank my friends who appreciated me for my work and motivated me and finally to God who made all the things possible... Read more: Table of Figures Table of Content Introduction Abstract Art has been a source of expressing emotion through painting and other mediums. Throughout history art has been present all over the world. However as we see that times have changed and so has the type of art works. As artists experimented and found new ways of expressing themselves by photography. Photography has changed as the first photograph which was taken in the year 1826, however over the years we see that the technology has changed. Photographers have managed to create new ways of capturing photos. Photography also helps us stressfully connect to memories. However photography has also helped us capture precious moments and photographers click pictures in a way that it plays with the emotions on the viewer to see the other side of life. In this essay I will

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