(...)Technique and process are often what captivate students most. They enjoy learning about how to operate the camera and compose an image. They are entranced by the magic of watching the latent image appear in the darkroom. (...)
(...) With each image, students see more in themselves. It is as if they are pursuing their own mercurial reflection through photography. Making the latent materialize is powerful. Helping latent photographers become young artists, able to articulate their deepest feelings and ideas, is a thrilling educational gift. (...) "
Source: International center of photography / Focus on Photography / A Curriculum Guide / by Cynthia Way