Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2001/01/17

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Subject: Re: [Leica] kids? leica? a stern reprimand from the PLUG
From: Martin Howard <>
Date: Wed, 17 Jan 2001 13:27:55 -0500

Kyle Cassidy jotted down the following:

> photography is about the RESULT not the JOURNEY.

Oh boy.  Wrong, wrong, wrong, wrong, and wrong again.  Photography *is* the
journey.  The meeting of other people.  Switching into visual rather than
linguistic processing.  The sweet smell of hypo.  The frantic waiving of
arms under the enlarger light.  Presenting a print to a friend.  Acquiring a
skill and a craft.  Learning more about how you see the world.  Learning to
see light.

The negative, scan, or print is merely a tool, an admission ticket to this


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