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You Might Think It's New, but It's Not: Comp-Stomping

7 days ago   |   By Photo Cascadia

Fred Kiser first photographed this scene of McCord Creek and Elowah Falls in 1916, and it's been comp-stomped by folks ever since - including me.
People have been trying to emulate other's photos for a long time, often because the scene is inspiring. In 1840 Hugh Lee Pattinson took a photo of Niagara Falls, and it was one of the earliest landscape images in North America. Since then, people have been drawn to the falls continually trying to emulate that image. In painting there is a whole history of painters copying the scenes of other painters. In the Baroque era, the wealthy would travel...
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