The Print Matters
Starting with the arcane, photography had been seen as something only a few individuals could really understand or practice as it was too difficult and required too much from the individual to understand or practice. Looking back at the list of print process from above is it any wonder that the public thought of the process as arcane. It was akin to witchcraft, alchemy, magic, complex science and chemical process that only those with access to the chemicals and needed implements to produce an image.
There are many people I have come in contact with over the 67 plus years I have been alive. Some for just a few moments and others have been friends for years. When it has come to photography, martial arts, music or other hobbies and interests I have had in common with others, it has been a learning and sharing experience
I have more questions than answers and I still don’t know if the art I am creating and sharing makes a difference to anyone but me. And in creating that art what has been my impact on the only home we have and on my fellow creatures flying through space on a watery rock in a near never-ending spiral of death?
The creative flow is exactly that, a flow. It can be slow, meandering, thoughtful, with no real hint of worry or concern.
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