Paris Photo 2015 is like Disneyland. There are great rides, so-so rides, and some horrifically bad ones. It’s a Fantasyland of visual expression. As a photographer, and one who truly loves other people’s pictures, I try not to be critical, but when I see so many photographs in one place, my mind immediately goes into contest judging mode. I can’t help but sort the vast display of work into winners and losers categories. And that’s how most people look at art, whether they admit it or not, especially if they want to buy something.
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