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People tracking your life and photographing you anywhere you go, that can make you crazy.
I don't see the point of photographing trees or rocks because they're there and anyone can photograph them if they're prepared to hang around and wait for the light.
One of the lessons learned during the Vietnam War was that the depiction of wounded soldiers, of coffins stacked higher than their living guards, had a negative effect on the viewing public. The military in Iraq specifically banned the photographing of wounded soldiers and coffins, thus sanitizing this terrible and bloody conflict.
Walter Dean Myers
The Bahamas has mangrove nurseries, coral reefs, shallow sea grass beds, and deep oceanic trenches - all perfect ecosystems for sharks. Photographing multiple shark species in exquisite water was the assignment I had dreamed about from the start.
Sometimes I enjoy just photographing the surface because I think it can be as revealing as going to the heart of the matter.
The trouble with photographing beautiful women is that you never get into the dark room until after they've gone.
I sort of fall in love with them when I'm photographing them - men and women.
To know ahead of time what you're looking for means you're then only photographing your own preconceptions, which is very limiting, and often false.
Be sure to take the lens cap off before photographing.
I just love photographing things and putting them together to tell a story.
What I have tried to do is involve the people I was photographing... if they were willing to give, I was willing to photograph.
Photography is very presumptuous. Photographers are always photographing other people's lives - something they know nothing about - and drawing great inferences into it.
I'm always mentally photographing everything as practice.
I like photographing the people I love, the people I admire, the famous, and especially the infamous. My last infamous subject was the extreme right wing French politician Jean-Marie Le Pen.
Photographing a cake can be art.
A woman said to me when she first sat down, You're photographing the wrong side of my face. I said, Oh, is there one?
I was making stickers for guys' bands. I was in the front row photographing bands, booking bands, doing all of the kind of backstage stuff, and I didn't even think for a second I could do it, and then I saw Babes in Toyland, and all that changed.
The first day at the power plant I found myself photographing some steam vents on the roof of the structure. And I remember consciously thinking that they were just like trees but they were metal.
Born Berlin 1931, Germany, father a British diplomat, mother an American artist. Educated at various schools all over the world. 1958 Settled down to live in London. 1966 Became interested in photography through photographing my young children. No formal training.
I never stopped photographing. There were a couple of years when I didn't have a darkroom, but that didn't stop me from photographing.
I try to use whatever I know about photography to be of service to the people I'm photographing.
I just love photographing. I don't do it for anyone else.
My stepfather gave me a Kodak camera when I was 17 years old. I started working at a local photo store in Le Havre, France, taking passport pictures and photographing weddings.
I just think it's important to be direct and honest with people about why you're photographing them and what you're doing. After all, you are taking some of their soul.
Mary Ellen Mark
When you're working on a film, it's almost like photographing paintings at a museum. You're photographing somebody else's world. I just try and interpret it and make it real, and make it what the actors are about, what the director is about, and what the film is about.
Mary Ellen Mark
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