Last Living Master
by Elihu Blotnick
#1 in the Masters of Vision Series
A fictional memoir, inspired by the author’s own experience and by his long friendship with other serious photographers and their unrevealed histories.
The story involves a cross-country trip with a platinum printer and his digitally-minded son, as they challenge each other’s art and authority across time zones. The love life of the characters gives an extra dimension to the story, in their attempt to redefine family. This is a unique read in the narrative of photography and visual thinking.
read by the author
2 CDs: 2 hrs, 30 minutes
digital download available
from Audible and iTunes ($6.95)
Andre Coral starts with a view camera from the gold rush, that a relative used with miners in the Yukon. After apprenticing to two of the immortals, Andre begins making cameras of his own. In the darkroom he tries to refine the past by improving on the chemistry of gold and platinum printing. Cran, his only son, is a challenging new generation, intent on breaking free entirely and leaping into the future, to seduce his digital muse. “Let’s talk Freud,” Cran demands of his father. Mastery, as a test of personality, determines the unexpected end.
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