Sierra News Online – Camera as Conduit With the World

wendy-denton-cropped-family-ylp-fireI learned photography in Germany in my early 20s. At first I was self-taught through books and a makeshift darkroom in my kitchen. I then used the darkroom in the Karlsruhe U.S. Army base. My love was black and white imagery, and my photographic activity was more or less my therapy.

When I moved back to the States and ended up in San Jose, I attended De Anza College.

Their photo department was then nationally known, and I am grateful for the quality instruction I received there – as well as the fellow students who were as alternative as I was and supported my less than mainstream interests.

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