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Photography is more than a medium for factual communication of ideas. It is a creative art.
I think that 'Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance' was mentally taxing, if only because I had to go to a Christmas party shortly after I had wrapped photography in Romania at two in the morning as the Ghost Rider. The invitation had a Christmas ornament on it with Ghost Rider's face on it as a tree.
Your photography is a record of your living, for anyone who really sees.
Photography can only represent the present. Once photographed, the subject becomes part of the past.
Photography is pretty simple stuff. You just react to what you see, and take many, many pictures.
There is one thing the photograph must contain, the humanity of the moment. This kind of photography is realism. But realism is not enough - there has to be vision, and the two together can make a good photograph.
I'm a photographer, period. I love photography, the immediacy of it. I like the craft, the idea of saying 'I'm a photographer.'
In photography there is a reality so subtle that it becomes more real than reality.
As I have practiced it, photography produces pleasure by simplicity. I see something special and show it to the camera. A picture is produced. The moment is held until someone sees it. Then it is theirs.
To me, photography is the simultaneous recognition, in a fraction of a second, of the significance of an event.
In photography, the smallest thing can be a great subject. The little, human detail can become a Leitmotiv.
Photography, for me, is something I can control fully. It's wholly my own expressions.
! discovered photography completely by chance. My wife is an architect; when we were young and living in Paris, she bought a camera to take pictures of buildings. For the first time, I looked through a lens - and photography immediately started to invade my life.
I love photography, and I love the art of photography.
Music is the doorway that has led me to drawing, photography, and writing.
I feed on art more than I ever do on photographs. I can admire photography, but I wouldn't go to it out of hunger.
For a period of time, I carried cameras with me wherever I went, and then I realized that my interest in photography was turning toward the conceptual. So I wasn't carrying around cameras shooting stuff, I was developing concepts about what I wanted to shoot. And then I'd get the camera angle and do the job.
Photography is truth. The cinema is truth twenty-four times per second.
In the world of photography, you get to share a captured moment with other people.
I've always believed that photography is a way to shape human perception.
Contrast is what makes photography interesting.
Photography records the gamut of feelings written on the human face, the beauty of the earth and skies that man has inherited, and the wealth and confusion man has created. It is a major force in explaining man to man.
I give my grandfather, Dr Harold Young, a forestry Professor at the University of Maine, full credit for my career path. He pioneered the use of aerial photography in forestry in the 1950s, and we think he worked as a spy for the CIA during the Cold War, mapping Russian installations.
One advantage of photography is that it's visual and can transcend language.
Photography, alone of the arts, seems perfected to serve the desire humans have for a moment - this very moment - to stay.
John F. Kennedy
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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