From: Witho Worms en Jorien van Santen (email@example.com)
Date: 09/20/01-01:28:00 PM Z
Richard, what means FRPS behind your name ?
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From: "Richard Sullivan FRPS" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Thursday, September 20, 2001 9:14 PM
Subject: Christopher's Book reviewed!
> Christopher James's book was reviewed in the Washington Post. Great
> It's a month old and maybe it was mentioned here before. Great book!
> It is my first ever national press comment on my own work so I am tickled
> about it.
> Just a portion quoted here. Go to the link for the rest.
> >To photographers like myself, whose personal work often is straight black
> >and white documentary photography, a book that describes how to print
> >photos on bed sheets may seem like an odd favorite. Let me say here: Much
> >"alternative" work leaves me cold. I find far too much of it overproduced
> >and under-inspired - a photographic throwback to the '70s, in which
> >multi-layered images with mannered borders and fringes, used to tart up
> >pedestrian photographs, resemble not so much inspired imagery as tie-dyed
> >That said, James's book does much to dispel the notion that alternative
> >process work is only about process. What sets this book apart from other
> >books - that too often rely on the not-always-wonderful work of the
> >alone - is the gorgeous sampling of first-rate work by so many
> >photographers, among them Sally Mann, George Tice, Anna Atkins, Julia
> >Margaret Cameron, Jerry Uelsmann, Judy Vejvoda, Dick Sullivan and Deborah
> >Luster. Virtually all of the work here, whether it be Luster's sensuous
> >nude done with silverprint liquid emulsion on aluminum panels, or
> >Sullivan's austere ziatypes (an offshoot of platinum/palladium), shows
> >first and foremost a respect for the image. Only then does the
> >process chosen to display the image come into play, to create a
> >satisfying, often beautiful, union.
> --Dick Sullivan
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