Photo Quotes Archive

Quotes by Fred Picker (3 quotes)

(1927-2002)
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"Don't be creative when you should be mechanical, and don't be mechanical when you should be creative."
Source: "LensWork", Issue 54, Page 34
Photography > Technique
Quote #128
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"How to make a large format exposure: Close the lens. Set the f-stop and shutter speed. Cock the shutter. Test fire the shutter (that proves the lens is closed). Cock shutter. Check f-stop. Put in film holder. Pull dark slide. Shade lens with dark slide. Wait for magic. Fire shutter. Insert dark slide. Breathe."
Source: "LensWork", Issue 54, Page 33
Photography > Technique
Quote #129
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"Practice the mechanics of making photographs until it becomes second nature."