It has never been my object to record my dreams, just the
determination to realize them.
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Straight, or pure, photography
Truth to medium. No manipulation in negative development or printing processes. Photographers
should make photos that use the mediums essential optical/chemical characteristics.
Straight photography first modernist movement
Friend, youve got a .45 automatic on your lap. Ive got a 35-millimeter camera
on mineand I feel my weapon is more powerful than yours.
Gordon Parks to a Black Panther member
Reminder. Art Museum visit is Friday. You must be on time.
We must avoid hypocrisy: manipulated photography is a redundant term. All photographs
are manipulated. Framing is a manipulation, focusing is a manipulation, choosing the
moment to snap the picture is a manipulation. No human action exists that does
I think I am most fond of the unseen part. I mean that the various cultural
experiences that I go through, and the behavioral aspects of getting the work
done, are just as important as the installation and the photograph. So, for
me, the relationshi
I want to make things that are beautiful, seductive, formally challenging and
culturally meaningful. Im also committed to radical social change. Any form
of human injustice moves me deeply the battle against all forms of oppression
keeps me going an