When you approach something to photograph it, first be still with yourself until the object of your attention affirms your presence. Then don't leave until you have captured its essence. --Minor White

John Upton: A Life in Photography

John Upton: A Life in Photography

May 12, 2014-- As a student, he rubbed elbows with Ansel Adams, Edward Weston, Minor White, Imogene Cunningham and Dorothea Lange, and photography became a search, a way of life. "I'm out there looking for photographs and sometimes I reach a point where what's out there is looking for me. Minor used to talk about how that would happen. One thing Minor did, and I catch myself doing, is that when you've photographed something and absorbed it, then you bow to it." (14759 reads)


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