All meaning accrues in duration — sometimes you have to just slow down and look.
Documentarian Ken Burns on what he learned from photographer and mentor Jerome Liebling, who received a tribute from the Museum of Film and Television Thursday night. Burns was quoted in Randy Kennedy’s piece in the NYT: « The Still-Life Mentor to a Filmmaking Generation »
Though age has finally begun to slow [Liebling], he said, he is still hard at work with a camera and has in fact just returned to printing a series of pictures he first began in 1979 in an apple orchard near his house.
“I guess that’s a long time to be working on an apple orchard, isn’t it?” he said. “But the apples still keep growing each year.”
[Photo credit: Jerome Liebling]