A closer look at Keith's books


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A closer look at Keith's books

Keith Carter: All right, this is a photograph I made in Venice, and it's dawn in Piazza San Marco. Two hours later there will be a thousand people and a million pigeons. But at dawn, there was nobody there except one Japanese tourist and me. And I am extrapolating now, but he was just utterly stunned. He was looking at the beautiful, beautiful palace in the fog, and he was standing there like he was utterly stunned.

He didn't move for probably three, four minutes. I probably did a whole roll of film, but only on one exposure, did some of the pigeons all of a sudden fly by. Now, I thought, well that might be an okay photograph and so I come back, I developed film, it is, but there's no contrast. It's foggy. It's dawn, so it's kind of hard to print, and then I don't know why I came up with this. I decided to vignette all four corners, but that's like three minutes of burning per corner.

Keith: You remember burning in a darkroom? Chris: Yes. Keith: And for those ...

A closer look at Keith's books
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