you make an exposure, if there's a problem with the
film, that problem is going to be there forever. So
I have to rely on the consistency, the quality, the
perfection of each piece of film I use. That's why
I use Kodak film exclusively."
this latest edition of Legends Online, PDN and Kodak Professional
present the work and thoughts of one of America's most admired
black-and-white photographers, John Sexton. Sexton's contemplative
and majestic images of the landscape, both natural and manmade,
have been delighting and intriguing people for more than 30 years.
Originally, he started out as assistant and technical consultant
to Ansel Adams, one of the great figures of 20th Century photography,
and is now recognized in his own right, as a master photographer,
print maker, workshop instructor and lecturer.
has recently brought out a book Places of Power: The Aesthetics
of Technology(published by Ventana Editions) that transports
the viewer from the Hoover Dam, to the Space Shuttle, to the ancient
Anasazi cliff dwellings. Our site offers a comprehensive and easytonavigate
portrait of the life and times of John Sexton: there is a Biography,
a Profile of the man in his
own words, a Gallery of those beautiful
black-and-white images, and Video Clips
of Sexton revealing how those photographs were realized.
All of the photographs displayed on this site are
© John Sexton. You may not sell, publish,
license or otherwise distribute any of these photographs without
the written permission of the photographer.
Photo District News
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Text by Reuel Golden