While Leonard Freed made historic images of the civil rights era, they would not have been seen if not for his loyal master printer — his wife, Brigitte Freed…
She stood over the images — as she has over his reputation — with a slight smile of pride.
“All nice prints, right?” she said. “Some people don’t know how to print dark skin. They have faces and they have to be recognizable. You have to print the face. My faces were always recognizable.”
“The Photographer and His Printer, Partners in Art and Love” —NY Times Lens Blog
Shared on Jan 21, 2014