From: Judy Seigel (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: 06/23/02-03:19:44 PM Z
On Sat, 22 Jun 2002, S Wang wrote:
> .... But, call me old fashioned, there is
> something precious about taking the risk of losing the negative in
> the darkroom, something genuine.
Sounds to me like the rhythm method of birth control...
> ...Yes, you can do practically anything
> with Photoshop, including a show of apparent spontaneity and chance
> (and I love using the software). But with some of my photography,
> it's most definitely not the result but the process that's important.
> The process of discovery, and risk taking. The Photoshop safety net
> changes all that.
But seriously.... If the process is large format, I can understand the
feeling that Photoshop is an inapprorpriate element, a corruption even,
like a Palm Pilot at a civil war re-enactment. But not sure I'd put it in
terms of *risk.* After all, isn't bracketing a "safety net?"
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