Even when I asked her if I could pour water over her head. She said yes and then my assistant was duly instructed to stand on a tall ladder and sprinkle water over her.
Girl In the Timeless Room – 1969 Harpers & Queen
The main thing I find using Adobe Photoshop is I can revitalise and re-image the colour and restore the original quality of the image. An analogy would be, if you remaster a Beatles album, you have the spirit of the original saved in a stable way and that is the blessing of digital.
The Liberty of Venus – Melanie Scheriau (2002)
I was sinking further into disappointment as the art director leant forward said in an almost intimate whisper “and a lingerie shoot.” At that moment I heard Schiller’s ‘Ode to Joy’ in the background
Marina Schiano – Divine Diamond Earache (British Vogue London 1970s)
Sometimes we’re too eager to press the shutter and take the picture straight away without realising that it is a silent image. Its voice speaks through the final photograph.
Clive Arrowsmith – The Beauty Papers 17th January 2019 – Colour and Black and White
Maxine had given me complete freedom and trusted me to express myself. That is the best way to work with creatives and these are the best of days and the best of times, thanks Maxine.
Harpers, The Mask of Horus, The Clapps and Jocelyn Stevens on Paradise Island
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