Quote Originally Posted by jnanian View Post
processing the film+printing it has nothing to do with its creation.
creating a photograph happens in a camera with film or paper,
not in the darkroom with an enlarger....
Well, that's one point of view, but not one that is universally accepted. There are whole books and courses devoted to creativity in the darkroom, and many famous photographers consider darkroom work to be as important in the creative process as exposing the film.