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Photography is a way of feeling, of touching, of loving. What you have caught on film is captured forever... it remembers little things, long after you have forgotten everything.
Black and white are the colors of photography. To me they symbolize the alternatives of hope and despair to which mankind is forever subjected.
The biggest cliche in photography is sunrise and sunset.
Photography takes an instant out of time, altering life by holding it still.
To me, photography is an art of observation. It's about finding something interesting in an ordinary place... I've found it has little to do with the things you see and everything to do with the way you see them.
There is only you and your camera. The limitations in your photography are in yourself, for what we see is what we are.
Photography, as a powerful medium of expression and communications, offers an infinite variety of perception, interpretation and execution.
Photography to me is catching a moment which is passing, and which is true.
It takes a lot of imagination to be a good photographer. You need less imagination to be a painter because you can invent things. But in photography everything is so ordinary; it takes a lot of looking before you learn to see the extraordinary.
Photography was a blessing because it filled my time.
To me, the magic of photography, per se, is that you can capture an instant of a second that couldn't exist before and couldn't exist after. It's almost like a cowboy that draws his gun. You draw a second before or after, you miss and you're dead - not them. To me, photography's always like that.
Photography is an immediate reaction, drawing is a meditation.
I love photography, I love food, and I love traveling, and to put those three things together would just be the ultimate dream.
The art of photography is all about directing the attention of the viewer.
Photography is the simplest thing in the world, but it is incredibly complicated to make it really work.
Light makes photography. Embrace light. Admire it. Love it. But above all, know light. Know it for all you are worth, and you will know the key to photography.
Photography is like a moment, an instant. You need a half-second to get the photo. So it's good to capture people when they are themselves.
Photography is more than a medium for factual communication of ideas. It is a creative art.
Photography, as we all know, is not real at all. It is an illusion of reality with which we create our own private world.
What makes photography a strange invention is that its primary raw materials are light and time.
Landscape photography is the supreme test of the photographer - and often the supreme disappointment.
I always thought of photography as a naughty thing to do - that was one of my favorite things about it, and when I first did it, I felt very perverse.
Photography helps people to see.
Every viewer is going to get a different thing. That's the thing about painting, photography, cinema.
I was going to go to a four-year college and be an anthropologist or to an art school and be an illustrator when a friend convinced me to learn photography at the University of Southern California. Little did I know it was a school that taught you how to make movies! It had never occurred to me that I'd ever have any interest in filmmaking.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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