There is a considerable amount of manipulation in the printmaking from the straight photograph to the finished print. If I do my job correctly that shouldn’t be visible at all, it should be transparent.
Books are humanity in print.
And left the flushed print in a poppy there.
We don’t know where print is going.
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.
History was a hobby for about, oh, 20 years before I got into print.
Though an angel should write, still ’tis devils must print.
My first two books are out of print and, okay, they can sleep there comfortably. It’s early work, derivative work.