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"My work is so traditional."

Carpooling home from one of our Every-Other-Monday-Night photographers' gathering that's what I heard (with a sigh) from an esteemed and very talented colleague. I added "Yeah, and it's so good, too." I think about this issue a lot -- I recently browsed though the huge list of entrants in this year's Critical Mass competition. Very few of them could be fairly described as "traditional" and most of that few referred to traditional process as opposed to traditional content. I also worry about this issue from time to time -- and then circle back to the notion that while I would like to get more shows in more prestigious gallery spaces, I am mostly in this for my own satisfaction. I suppose t

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