Who Said This?

“I believe that the alchemy of light on film informs a kind of content that is not remotely duplicated by electronic imaging systems. These systems transfer information with great precision but a silver gelatin photograph transcends the subject and leads one into much higher levels of content. For this reason the photograph per se remains firmly positioned in the social aesthetic matrix.

“The exact same is true of the photography book. Issues such as tactility, luminosity and rhythm on the printed page are not in any way equaled by the image on the digital display.”

Anyone, anyone? Here’s a clue:

2 Comments

  1. this is abslolutely wonderful!. simply the photo eeriness i crave!.

    i miss the darkroom, d.

  2. And Google shall light the way …

    http://theonlinephotographer.typepad.com/the_online_photographer/2010/02/the-book-will-surely-prevail.html

    Sorry if that’s cheating … I love getting to the bottom of things.


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