Lesson 58. Print Your Work and Live with It

Almost nothing in the last year has impacted my own work and made me a better craftsman than beginning to print my work myself again. I’d been traveling for a while, with no real address, and for a couple years most of my photographs went into books. They were seldom printed, and when they were printed, they were printed by someone else. Returning to printing feels like coming back to a fuller photography, as though I’d been missing something for a couple years.

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Printing our photographs, holding them in our hands, and living with them is one of the strongest ways to experience and learn from our work. ...

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