Creating photographs deepens who we are


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Creating photographs deepens who we are

Rodney Smith: Well, you know, this one thing that was very helpful for me was Inge Morath, who was the photographer who actually got me to Magnum. I don't know. Inge Morath once said to me--you know, because there have always been thousands of people who want to be photographers--and she said to me. "Look, if you are good, there is always room." And I have found that advice-- I remember it very well, and it was many, many, many years ago.

And I remember that very well, because, like, you have to remember, no one has held a gun to one's head to be a photographer; it's something one chooses on their own volition. And it's not easy. There's a lot of competition. There is a lot of difficulties with it, all over the place. But it's something you choose, and it's really important, even though there are times where one wants to become cynical or angry or resentful, to really not let yourself do that, to realize this is a life freely chosen, and the good and t...

Creating photographs deepens who we are
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Creating photographs deepens who we are provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Chris Orwig as part of the Narrative Portraiture: On Location in New York with Rodney Smith

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