For me the printing process is part of the magic of photography. It's that magic that can be exciting, disappointing, rewarding and frustrating all in the same few moments in the darkroom.
The digital revolution is far more significant than the invention of writing or even of printing.
Before printing was discovered, a century was equal to a thousand years.
Ink is the blood of the printing-press.
Nothing written for pay is worth printing. Only what has been written against the market.
What gunpowder did for war the printing press has done for the mind.
We are the children of a technological age. We have found streamlined ways of doing much of our routine work. Printing is no longer the only way of reproducing books. Reading them, however, has not changed.
I consider it essential that the photographer should do his own printing and enlarging. The final effect of the finished print depends so much on these operations.
Printing links the present with forever. It carries personal identity into realms unknown.
Plenty of white space and generous line spacing,and don't make the type size too miserly. Then you will be assured of a product fit for a king.
The first meal was an object lesson of much variety. My father produced several kinds of food, ready to eat, without any cooking, from little tin cans that had printing all over them.
And so it is to the printing press--to the recorder of mans deeds, the keeper of his conscience, the courier of his news-- that we look for strength and assistance, confident that with your help man will be what he was born to be: free and independent.
Gutenberg's invention of printing is the greatest event-the mother of revolution
Every school boy and school girl who has arrived at the age of reflection ought to know something about the history of the art of printing.
It is the mission of the printer to diffuse light and knowledge by a judicious intermingling of black with white.
We can put television in its proper light by supposing that Gutenberg's great invention had been directed at printing only comic books.
The printing press was at first mistaken for an engine of immortality by everybody except Shakespeare.
Break up the printing presses and you break up rebellion.
In course of time the Brothers Cowper removed the manufacture of their printing machines from London, to Manchester. There they found skilled and energetic workmen, ready to carry their plans into effect.
The ideas keep going, you have the material, you cut because there's a limit to the space allowed to you. And the space is limited because of some other constraints that have to do with money or printing or whatever.
The printing press is either the greatest blessing or the greatest curse of modern times, sometimes one forgets which it is.
I've been bragging for over 25 years that my first New York Times bestseller was a book I copied from the U.S. Government Printing Office!
My second book, Follow Me Down had some success, got good critical notices, went into a second printing and things like that, but Shiloh was by far the most successful of those first five novels.
Most of my books have caused distribution and printing problems in the past.
TV is bigger than any story it reports. It's the greatest teaching tool since the printing press.
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