Tuesday, May 20, 2014

10 Photography Quotes of Famous Photographers Related to Darkroom

Photo by Gary Burke

“The trouble with photographing beautiful women is that you never get into the darkroom until after they've gone.” - Yousuf Karsh

“I fell in love with the darkroom, and that was part of being a photographer at the time. The darkroom was unbelievably sexy. I would spend all night in the darkroom.” - Annie Leibovitz

“I never stopped photographing. There were a couple of years when I didn't have a darkroom, but that didn't stop me from photographing.” - Imogen Cunningham

“The darkroom is just the means to an end.” - Kim Weston

“For me the printing process is part of the magic of photography. It’s that magic that can be exciting, disappointing, rewarding and frustrating all in the same few moments in the darkroom.” – John Sexton

“We must neither try to manipulate reality while we are shooting, nor manipulate the results in the darkroom." - Henri Cartier-Bresson

"My father taught me photography. It was his hobby, and we had a small darkroom in the fruit cellar of our basement. It was the kind of makeshift darkroom that was only dark at night.” - Sam Abell

"My lifestyle is bizarre, but the only thing you need to know is where the darkroom is.” - Robert Mapplethorpe

"I believe Photoshop is in some way the contemporary darkroom, the creative area that all photographers have available today.” - Douglas Kirkland

"I'm not against digital photography. It's great for newspapers. And there are photographers doing great work digitally. When they use Photoshop as a darkroom tool, that's fine, too. But at this point of my life, after so many years, I don't really want to change, and I still love film.” - Mary Ellen Mark

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