Edward Weston Quote

The photographer's most important and likewise most difficult task is not learning to manage his camera, or to develop, or to print. It is learning to see photographically — that is, learning to see his subject matter in terms of the capacities of his tools and processes, so that he can instantaneously translate the elements and values in a scene before him into the photograph he wants to make.


Edward Weston on photography (ed. Gibbs Smith Publishers, 1983)

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The photographer's most important and likewise most difficult task is not learning to manage his camera, or to develop, or to print. It is learning...

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