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“Verlaine Counseled Debussy”

Verlaine counseled Debussy that “nothing is more precious than half-light in which the undefined and the precise meet … What we want is nuance not colour – the nuance that weds the dream to dream.”

Yes, I take color photographs – very many. For the color and its reality. But especially for portraits, I greatly prefer black and white: not harsh, but the half-light, the nuance.