Photography is both an art and a science. The camera, which produces art, also captures and reveals scientific knowledge that may not be visible to the human eye for various reasons. Over time, the barriers to artistic acceptance have been broken down and the pretentious protection of “traditional art” has been reduced. Nowadays, it is generally accepted that photography is an art form.
To learn how to take artistic photos, watch the video below. The practice of photography began with its roots in science and experimentation, but it didn't take long for photography to be considered a visual art. So is photography an art? By this definition, it is quite clear that photography is considered a visual art. A common argument against photography as art is that it captures reality rather than creating a subjective reality, which is what “real art” does.
The idea that photography can do nothing more than capture a moment of real life greatly diminishes everything that makes photography an art.