Eliot Porter

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Eliot Porter taught himself how to photograph and make his own black-and-white prints during his early teenage years. In the mid-1930s, he became a master black-and-white printer and, in late 1938, started gaining widespread renown for his quiet, elegantly balanced landscapes. While he never fully gave up black and white after he took up color in 1939, he was focusing almost wholly on color by the mid-1950s. After experimenting with tri-color carbro printing, Porter taught himself Kodak’s new wash-off relief process. He switched to the dye transfer