Kill your Darlings....

Kill your Darlings....

  1. gandolfi

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    By mikepry - 01:19 AM, 05-14-2005 Rating: None
    you're creeping me out, man.
    By Noah Huber - 05:02 AM, 08-13-2005 Rating: None
    Loving it Emil . .. I trully hope to meet you some day... maybe even own a print of yours... (if I can afford it) . . .

    I allways look forward to seeing more of your work.
     
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    I too love to destroy my photographs.

    Do you make a copy of your negative before destroying it? I have found my destuctive efforts to not work as well as I would've liked, and I would like to try again. It seems if I had several go arounds at it that would work well.

    Also, try this. Print the photo you wish to destroy as normal. Then, using a negative that is dmax all over (ie: overexposed open sky, or light table) print in the artifacts and destructive qualities you desire. This allows you to have an "unkilled" negative to use in any other way you please.

    Maybe these aren't true to the rules of killing, but who said there had to rules, right?
     
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    Emil, thanks for the post. Perhaps you'll share some of your bromoil wisdom with us here :smile:
     
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    Glad I found this. I love your examples.
     
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    "Kill your darlings" was an apothegm supposedly coined by Faulkner. It does not mean "inadvertent mistakes." It refers to the need to brutally edit out all the detritus that does not contribute to a story.

    Good advice on reviving damaged negatives though.
     
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    Great images, I think you are very good at killing your darlings.
    Regards Chris
     
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    You can kill them as you say and then make them better with Photoshop!
     
  9. gandolfi

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    what is photoshop? what can I buy there??

    :wink:
     
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    I think it is a store that sells photographs? Maybe it's a chain of shops because I keep hearing references to it from all over.

    Cheers,

    Gene