Whatever it takes to get the image to reach that level is what that photographer needs to do. And for me, I just have such a love of the tactile and sensuous quality of a black and white silver gelatin print.
When I'm about ready to press the cable release on the View camera, I've tried to anticipate some of the challenges I'm going to encounter in the darkroom.
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John Sexton is an American fine art photographer. He studied photography at Chapman University, Orange, California and Cypress College, Cypress, California. He is best known for his luminous, quiet, black and white photographs of the natural environment. His most recent book is Recollections: Three Decades of Photographs, an award-winning retrospective volume, published in late 2006 by Ventana Editions. He has written other books, including Quiet Light, Listen to the Trees, and Places of Power: The Aesthetics of Technology. He is Director of the John Sexton Photography Workshops program, and teaches numerous photography workshops. His major exhibitions shown below: (1) John Sexton: Twenty Years of Photographs, major retrospective exhibition, Monterey Peninsula Museum of Art. (2) Quiet Light, traveling exhibition, toured in fifteen countries in Europe from 1994 to 1996. (3) Evolutions: International Center of Photography, New York City, 1991. He received many honors and awards, including Imogen Cunningham Award 1981, Honorary Master of Science, Brooks Institute of Photography 1990, Photographic Book of the Year Awards (book- Listen to the Trees) 1994, Kodak Professional Icon 2004, and North American Nature Photography Association, Lifetime Achievement Award 2005.
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