Photo Quotes Archive
Quotes by Fred Picker (3 quotes)
"Don't be creative when you should be mechanical, and don't be mechanical when you should be creative."
"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."
"Practice the mechanics of making photographs until it becomes second nature."
Source: Lenswork Podcast LW0528, "Practice Until It's Second Nature"
Photography > Technique