Quote Originally Posted by Les McLean
I have read an authoratitive Mapplethorpe biography that claims he never processed a film or made a print, this was all done by Tom Baril as Tom Duffy has suggested.
I've never seen any of his black and white work which I consider any great shakes, but his color prints were breathtaking. Who did that superb dye transfer work? I would find it hard to believe that the photographer was not involved in producing those prints. They're just too good.