Len Metcalf

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            Philosophers Falls, Waratah, The Tarkine, Tasmania. Copyright © Len Metcalf 2016  
         
        

       
    
     
  


     
   
     “ But before all else a work of art is the creation of love. Love for the subject first and for the medium second. Love is the fundamental necessity underlying the need to create, underlying the emotion that gives it form, and from which grows the unfinished product that is presented to the world. Love is the general criterion by which the rare photograph is judged. It must contain it to be not less than the best of which the photographer is capable. ” 
   
   — Eliot Porter

Philosophers Falls, Waratah, The Tarkine, Tasmania. Copyright © Len Metcalf 2016

But before all else a work of art is the creation of love. Love for the subject first and for the medium second. Love is the fundamental necessity underlying the need to create, underlying the emotion that gives it form, and from which grows the unfinished product that is presented to the world. Love is the general criterion by which the rare photograph is judged. It must contain it to be not less than the best of which the photographer is capable.
— Eliot Porter

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