Going beyond flattery


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Going beyond flattery

Keith Carter: A wonderful thing that Emerson once said after having his own daguerreotype made, because it embodies a lot of what I love about the medium of photography, and I would say, write this down and read it and think about it and that is, after having his own daguerreotype, think about it. It's at a time when nobody has been photographed. There is not even the word photography yet. They are practitioners.

That's what they call themselves. The exposures are long. It's a warping chore to make, and you're dealing with mercury fumes and respiratory problems, and it's still magic. The world has never seen an image like that. Emerson has his own daguerreotype made and he wrote, "Were you ever daguerreotyped, oh mortal man, and did you look with all vigor at the lens of the camera to give the picture the full benefit of your expanded and flashing eye? Chris Orwig: Keith is one of those rare individuals who is humble, down to earth, understated, yet full of so much w...

Going beyond flattery
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Going beyond flattery provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Chris Orwig as part of the Narrative Portraiture: On Location in Texas with Keith Carter

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