Photographic categories - please more!

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Re: Photographic categories - please more!

Postby mukesh on Sun Nov 08, 2009 8:58 am

I agree. In fact, sometime back there used to be many more categories. We should have more categories. And, is it time we stopped calling photographers authors?
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Re: Photographic categories - please more!

Postby nichewriter on Sun Nov 08, 2009 2:46 pm

mukesh wrote:And, is it time we stopped calling photographers authors?


Photographers *are* authors too because "author" is not a title exclusive to writers.

=> http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/author

Main Entry: 1au·thor
Pronunciation: \ˈȯ-thər\
Function: noun
Etymology: Middle English auctour, from Anglo-French auctor, autor, from Latin auctor promoter, originator, author, from augēre to increase — more at eke
Date: 14th century
1 a : one that originates or creates : source <software authors> <film authors> <the author of this crime> b capitalized : GOD 1
2 : the writer of a literary work (as a book)
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