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“Will It Come Out?”

A related issue to consider is the fact that very often, the most imaginative and effective rendition of a photographic subject is not one that simply records what the photographer saw in a simple or literal way. The works of artists like Bill Brandt or Wynn Bullock (not related to the above cited author as far as I know) are dramatic examples of this principle. Direct translations of the visual world are often lifeless and boring.