I’ve never thought I was competng with Michelagelo or Rubens, or anyone like that. Somehow, photographers seem elevated to a higher standard than a really good carpenter, which is probably a big mistake. Anything’s an art these days, so why not?

Bill Ray, photographer, 1936-2020, 

– On the question: “Do you think photography is an art?”, Life Photographers: What They Saw by John Loengard , Page: 376 – 377