…Amateur work has its own special charm. Freed from the commercial necessities which fetter the professional, the amateur need have nothing but the principles of art for guidance. In this delicious liberty he may well be, and is, envied by those who must yield something to the whim of the buyer….
—Alexander Black, The Amateur Photographer, 1887
- 8/27/14 The Morning Coffee:(theonlinephotographer.typepad.com)